Cosmetology Schools near Fort Myers / Naples, FL
If you're considering becoming a cosmetologist in Florida, Fort Myers and Naples may be worth considering. Both cities are on the beach, attracting tourists from all over the world with their high-end shopping experiences and resorts, many of which have salons. Naples/Fort Myers also has around 61 wedding venues, offering ample opportunity to work as a special event cosmetologist. As of 2019, cosmetologists in Fort Myers earned a mean salary of $32,660 per year ($15.70 per hour), while those in Naples made $34,310 ($16.49). Florida expects the field to grow by 17% between 2016 and 2026—8% higher than the national expectation.
Florida requires its cosmetologists to earn 1,200 hours of training and pass two exams to obtain licensure. The Naples and Fort Myers area schools below can all help you on your way to becoming a licensed cosmetologist in the Sunshine State.
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