Cosmetology Schools near Baltimore, MD
The "Charm City" is a great place to launch a career as a cosmetologist. Not only is it home to hundreds of highly-rated salons, but it also has a wide variety that focus on specialized services such as hair braiding, eyebrow threading, hair extensions, and more. The cost of living in Baltimore is also an advantage—it's nearly 12% less than the national average, which means your money will go farther. In May 2019, Baltimore cosmetologists earned a mean salary of $32,810 per year ($15.77 per hour). The career outlook for cosmetologists in Maryland is bright, with a projected job growth rate of 8% between 2016 and 2026.
Maryland requires 1,500 training hours to become a licensed cosmetologist. All the schools below will provide you with the necessary training and prepare you for the licensing exam.
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8660 Pulaski Highway
Baltimore, MD 21237
29 Greenmeadow Drive
Timonium, MD 21093
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.