Cosmetology Schools Near Portland / Auburn, ME

If you want to become a cosmetologist in Maine, Portland and Auburn may be great places to start. Both cities have a variety of beauty companies and wedding venues, and Portland has a growing niche industry of vegan salons. Additionally, both cities are frequented by tourists, thanks to the mix of beautiful landscapes and city life, so you could help people from all over the country look and feel their best.

As of 2019, cosmetologists in Portland earned a mean salary of $28,900 per year ($13.89 per hour), while those in Auburn made $34,560 ($16.62). Maine expects cosmetology jobs to grow by 4% between 2016 and 2026.

To earn your Maine cosmetology license, you must complete 1,500 hours of training or 2,500 hours of an apprenticeship, as well as pass both a written and practical exam. The schools below can help you earn your training hours and achieve your goals.

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Paul Mitchell The School

Program: Cosmetology

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Aveda Institute

Program: Cosmetology

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Georgia Career Institute (GA)

Program: Cosmetology

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Cosmetology Schools Near You

Accredited School

You must attend school in the state you want to practice in. Most states require that you graduate from an accredited school. Click here to learn more about the requirements in your state.

Capilo School of Hair Design – Accredited

43 Bridge Street
Augusta, ME 4330

Empire Beauty Schools – Accredited

319 Marginal Way
Portland, ME 4101

Spa Tech Institute – Accredited

100 Larrabee Road
Westbrook, ME 4092

White Mountains Community College

2020 Riverside Drive
Berlin, NH 03570

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