If you want to become a cosmetologist in Missouri, the metro area of St. Louis may be ideal. According to CareerOneStop, it’s estimated jobs in this field in Missouri will grow by 6% from 2016 to 2026. The average annual salary for cosmetologists is $32,020 ($15.39 per hour), quite a bit higher than the national average.
Cosmetologists in Missouri must complete 1,500 hours of academic training or 3,000 apprenticeship hours and pass two exams to earn licensure. The cosmetology programs below will help you start your career in the Missouri beauty industry.