Cosmetology Schools near Tampa / St. Petersburg / Sarasota, FL

If you want to become a cosmetologist in the Sunshine State, Tampa and St. Petersburg could be the best cities to start in. These cities are popular with tourists, destination wedding guests, and business travelers, so you would have ample opportunities to work in both salons and as a mobile cosmetologist. In the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater metro area, cosmetologists made a median salary of $25,660 per year ($12.34 per hour) as of 2018. Florida is expecting a 17% growth in cosmetology jobs between 2016 and 2026, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Florida cosmetologists are required to complete 1,200 hours of training and pass two licensure exams. The Tampa and St. Petersburg schools below will help you on your way to becoming a cosmetologist in the state.

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Cosmetology Schools Near You

3D Brows & Lashes

12025 Seminole Boulevard
Largo, FL 33778

American Institute of Beauty

2800 34th Street North
Largo, FL 33771

American Institute of Beauty

3665 East Bay Drive Suite 164
St Petersburg, FL 33713

Artistic Nails & Beauty Academy

985 East Memorial Boulevard
Lakeland, FL 33801

Artistic Nails & Beauty Academy

4951-A Adamo Drive
Tampa, FL 33605

Arts of Attraction

8950 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street North Suite 170
St Petersburg, FL 33702

Be Aveda

28272 U.S. Highway 19 North
Clearwater, FL 33761

Beauty and Health Institute

11309 Countryway Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33626

Beauty Mark Brows

1120 East Kennedy Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33602

Bene's Career Academy

698 South Broad Street
Brooksville, FL 34601

Bene's Career Academy | New Port Richey

200 College Drive
New Port Richey, FL 34652

Bene's Career Academy

7027 US-19
Port Richey, FL 34652

Bene's Career Academy

1486 Pinehurst Drive #1496
Spring Hill, FL 34606

Dolly Monroe Beauty Studios & Academy

10359 Cross Creek Boulevard Suite E
Tampa, FL 33747

Empire Beauty School

5101 U.S. Highway 98 North
Lakeland, FL 33809

Empire Beauty School

10083 East Adamo Drive
Tampa, FL 33619

Erwin Technical College

2010 East Hillsborough Avenue
Tampa, FL 33610

Fashion Focus Hair Academy

2184 Gulf Gate Drive
Sarasota, FL 34231

Florida Career College

9950 Princess Palm Avenue Suite 100
Tampa, FL 33629

Florida Massage and Beauty Institute

3911 West Waters Avenue Suite
Tampa, FL 33614

Focus 4 Beauty Career Institute

631 East Alexander Street
Plant City, FL 33563

Fred K Marchman Technical College

7825 Campus Drive
New Port Richey, FL 34653

Glensford Beauty Academy

8412 Sabal Industrial Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33619

Infinite Beauty Institute

4023 Henderson Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33629

KOE Barber Academy

437 South Central Avenue
Lakeland, FL 33815

Loraines Academy & Spa

1012 58th Street North
St Petersburg, FL 33710

Manatee Technical College

6305 State Road 70 East
Bradenton, FL 34203

Meridian College

7020 Professional Parkway East
Sarasota, FL 34240

Pinellas Technical College

901 34th Street South
Saint Petersburg, FL 33711

Rawish Brows

4318 El Prado Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33629

Salon Centric

5143 U.S. Highway 98 North
Lakeland, FL 33810

Shear Excellence Hair Academy

3649 West Waters Avenue
Tampa, FL 33614

Simply Organic Beauty

35095 US-19 North
Palm Harbor, FL 34684

South Florida State College

600 West College Drive
Avon Park, FL 33825

Summit Salon Academy

4802 Gunn Highway Suite 144
Tampa, FL 33624

Suncoast Technical College

4748 Beneva Road
Sarasota, FL 34233

Sunstate Academy

2525 Drew Street
Clearwater, FL 33765

Traviss Technical College

3225 Winter Lake Road
Lakeland, FL 33803

Tyler's Beauty & Spa Academy

6815 14th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34207

USA International Health and Beauty Academy

12218 University Mall Court
Tampa, FL 33612

Withlacoochee Technical College

1201 West Main Street
Inverness, FL 34450

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