Barbering Schools in Delaware

Browse our directory of barbering schools in Delaware, or skip ahead to learn about the state's barbering licensing requirements and job outlook.

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Delaware Learning Institute of Cosmetology – Accredited

32448 Royal Boulevard Suite A
Dagsboro, DE 19939

Hair Academy School of Barbering & Beauty – Accredited

160 Pencader Plaza
Newark, DE 19713

Paul Mitchell – Accredited

1420 Pulaski Highway
Newark, DE 19702

Schilling-Douglas School of Hair Design LLC – Accredited

211 Louviers Drive
Newark, DE 19711

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How to Become a Barber in Delaware

Delaware Barbering Careers At a Glance
  • 1,500 education hours or 3,000 apprentice hours are required to become licensed.
  • You must renew your license every 2 years.
  • 0 continuing education hours are required to renew your license.
  • The average salary for barbers in Delaware is $40,564 ($19.50/hour). This is higher than the national average of $30,150 ($14.50/hour).
  • There is a predicted 7% job increase for barbers between 2018-2028 nationally.

State License Requirements

1,500 Education Hours OR 3,000 Apprentice Hours

Required to earn a barbering license

There are two ways to become a barber in Delaware. You can either attend a 1,500-hour training program or complete a 3,000-hour apprenticeship program. You may then sign up to take your exams through PCS. The combined exam fee is $218, which covers your practical exam and your written exam. You can then receive your license to work as a master barber.

Education Details

In Delaware barbering programs you can develop a variety of skills that will make your mostly male clientele want to become faithful clients. Men's haircuts nowadays can require coloring, softening, and the same types of hair products women's styles demand. You will also want to understand Delaware state law, and how to remain compliant in your licensure while you're working those mad barber skills.

Some barbering courses you might take include:

  • Permanent waving
  • Implements, tools and equipment
  • Shaving
  • Entrepreneurship

License Renewal

2 Years

License renewal period

0 Hours

Continuing education required

The renewal fee is the same as the original licensing fee. Barbers must renew their licenses by March 31 of even-numbered years. Delaware does not currently require continuing education hours to renew your license.

Delaware Barbering Careers

$40,564

Average yearly salary for barbering in Delaware

Contact the Delaware State Board of Barbering

Board of Cosmetology and Barbering

The state of Delaware has seen modest increases in those looking to make a living in barbering and hair care over the past decade. Anyone looking to join those ranks make it a point to get information from these groups.

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