Tampa - St. Petersburg - Sarasota, FL

Whether you want to become a manicurist, cosmetologist, barber, or esthetician, the Tampa metropolitan area could be the best place for you to get started. The cities in this region are home to dozens of beauty schools, community colleges, and technical schools that offer accredited beauty training programs. Tampa is the largest city in this metro area, with over 369,000 people (Wikipedia, 2017). St. Petersburg and Sarasota are also well-established communities, with populations of 257,000 people and 53,000 people (Wikipedia, 2017).

No matter which city you decide to study and work in, you can benefit from the growing population of this metropolitan area and the many tourists that come to this region each year. Curious about where you could work as a Tampa beauty professional? Learn more by checking out popular local salons below:

In the Tampa area, the average salary for a cosmetologist is $30,010 per year (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2017). As you check out different beauty schools in this area, you want to look for a program that gives you lots of chances to work hands-on with clients.

During your time in Tampa, why not check out the local sites and attractions? The Florida Aquarium brings some of the most beautiful sea life to Tampa, while the Lowry Park Zoo gives you the chance to enjoy exotic wildlife. Take a spin on exciting roller coasters at Busch Gardens.

American Institute of Beauty Inc.

Suite 164, Suite 164
Clearwater area-Largo, FL 33771

Program: Cosmetology

Artistic Nails & Beauty Academy

Artistic Nails & Beauty Academy 4951 Adamo Drive
Brandon-Tampa area, FL 33605

Program: Cosmetology

Artistic Nails & Beauty Academy

Artistic Nails & Beauty Academy 985 E. Memorial Blvd.
Lakeland, FL 33801

Program: Cosmetology

Empire Beauty Schools

5101 U.S Highway 98 North
Lakeland, FL 33812

Program: Cosmetology

Sunstate Academy

Sunstate Academy 2525 Drew Street
Clearwater, FL 33765

Program: Cosmetology

Other Schools in this area:

Benes International School of Beauty

Erwin Technical College

Fashion Focus Hair Academy

Florida Career College-Clearwater

Fortis College-Largo

GUTI The Premier Beauty & Wellness Academy

Manatee Technical College

Manhattan Hairstyling Academy

Marchman Technical Education Center

Paul Mitchell the School-Tampa

Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater

Pinellas Technical College-St. Petersburg

Remington College-Tampa Campus

Ridge Career Center

Shear Excellence Hair Academy

South Florida State College

Summit Salon Academy

Suncoast Technical College

Traviss Career Center

Withlacoochee Technical Institute