Barbering Schools in Washington

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1414 Cornwall Avenue
Bellingham, WA 98225

(425) 336-5120
Barbering, Cosmetology, Esthetics

509 South 1st Street
Mount Vernon, WA 98273

(425) 336-5120
Barbering, Cosmetology, Esthetics

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Aveda Institute Portland, Vancouver Campus – Accredited

6615 Northeast Fourth Plain Boulevard
Vancouver, WA 98661

Bates Technical College – Accredited

1101 South Yakima Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98405

BJ's Beauty & Barber College – Accredited

5239 South Tacoma Way
Tacoma, WA 98409

Char-Glo School Of Beauty – Accredited

1418 South Pioneer Way
Moses Lake, WA 98837

Classy Beauty School – Accredited

1231 South Jackson Street
Seattle, WA 98144

Divas Cosmetology And Barbering Academy – Accredited

317 West Lewis Street
Pasco, WA 99301

Elite Cosmetology, Barber & Spa Academy – Accredited

2606 West Nob Hill Boulevard
Yakima, WA 98902

Evergreen Beauty College – Accredited

18336 Aurora Avenue North Suite 103
Shoreline, WA 98133

Evergreen Beauty College – Accredited

401 North 1st Street
Yakima, WA 98901

Federal Way Barber College – Accredited

1824 South Commons
Federal Way, WA 98003

Fosbre Academy of Hair Design – Accredited

2703 Capital Mall Drive Southwest
Olympia, WA 98501

H & K Cosmetology Unlimited – Accredited

8815 South Tacoma Way
Lakewood, WA 98499

International Beauty Education Center – Accredited

12832 West Sunset Highway
Airway Heights, WA 99001

J's Barber School – Accredited

113 South Wapato Avenue
Wapato, WA 98951

Lincoln Beauty School – Accredited

702 South 38th Street A
Tacoma, WA 98418

Lupita's Beauty And Barber School – Accredited

746 West Court Street Suite B
Pasco, WA 99301

Mayelas Beauty Academy – Accredited

6220 Perry Avenue Southeast
Auburn, WA 98092

Olympia Barber School – Accredited

2747 Pacific Avenue Southeast #A-2
Olympia, WA 98501

Paroba College of Cosmetology – Accredited

9930 Evergreen Way Building Y
Everett, WA 98203

Paul Mitchell The School Richland – Accredited

71 Gage Boulevard
Richland, WA 99352

Paul Mitchell The School Spokane – Accredited

15303 East Sprague Avenue Suite C Suite C
Spokane Valley, WA 99037

Royalty Cutz Barber School – Accredited

7712 Aurora Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98103

Ruiz Beauty & Barber Academy – Accredited

2810 East Lincoln Avenue Suite G
Sunnyside, WA 98944

Stylemaster College of Hair Design – Accredited

1224 Commerce Avenue
Longview, WA 98632

Vega's Academy – Accredited

7635 Macarthur Boulevard
Vancouver, WA 98664

Victoria's Academy of Cosmetology – Accredited

23 West First Avenue
Kennewick, WA 99336

Vuu's Beauty School – Accredited

807 King Street
Seattle, WA 98104

Washington Beauty School – Accredited

4811 California Avenue Southwest
Seattle, WA 98116

Zara Academy

208 South Wenatchee Avenue
Wenatchee, WA 98801

Zorganics Institute Beauty and Wellness – Accredited

410 West Bakerview Road Suite 112
Bellingham, WA 98226
Accredited School

You must attend a school that meets any licensure requirements as defined by your state. Most states require that you graduate from an accredited or state-approved school.

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How to Become a Barber in Washington

Washington Barbering Careers At a Glance
  • 1,000 education hours or 1,200 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 Washington is $55,360 ($26.61/hour). This is higher than the national average of $30,150 ($14.50/hour).
  • There is a predicted 30% job increase between 2016–2026 for barbers. This is higher than the expected national growth of 7%.

Ready to join the red hot barbershop scene in Washington state, in cities like Seattle or more low-key locales like Liberty Lake or Quincy? No matter what kind of barbershop you want to work in, you'll want to find the right training at a barber school first. When you pursue your passion for haircutting, you can open your own shop, like Rudy's Barbershop, which has gained notoriety for offering clients the most advanced, unique styles. Or, you can start working for an existing shop if you don't want to run the whole business.

So, what do you have to do to make your own way in this creative, yet old-fashioned profession that never seems to go out of style? We make it quick and painless to search for beauty school options that have barber training. All you have to do is take a few moments and check out the listings below. Or, jump to the top and use the search box to narrow your options instead. If you want to get the quick facts about enrolling in barbering college, take a quick look at the following sections of information.

State License Requirements

1,000 Education Hours OR 1,200 Apprentice Hours

Required to earn a barbering license

Education Details

Washington state barbering students should take note of the broad range of skills clients now require to provide today's top trends for men. Nowadays, barbering programs can include basic skills, as well as training in coloring, hair relaxing, beard design, and other advanced techniques. You may also seek programs that offer shop management and information about state laws and licensure.

Washington State barber courses cover:

  • Haircutting and styling
  • Skin and scalp disorders
  • Sanitation and safety
  • Coloring

License Renewal

2 Years

License renewal period

0 Hours

Continuing education required

The state of Washington makes it pretty simple to renew your barber license, which must be done on a yearly basis before the expiration date, which is the date it was issued. The fee for renewing your barber’s license in Washington is $55, and will be processed by the Department of Licensing. If you fail to renew on time, you will be subject to a $110 late fee. If you renew online, you should receive your license within two weeks. If you use the paper application, it can take up to four weeks to process. You don’t currently have to take any continuing education courses as a barber in Washington State.

Washington Barbering Careers


Average yearly salary for barbering in Washington

Contact the Washington State Board of Barbering

State of Washington Dept. of Licensing, Cosmetology Licensing Program

Barbers in Washington represent a particular epitome of hair care style that’s known nationally. With many opportunities presenting themselves, those applicants curious about becoming barbers begin the process with these resources.

Washington Barbering Guidelines
Washington State Barbering Handbook


How to Become a Barber in Your State