Cosmetology Schools near Raleigh / Durham / Fayetteville, NC
If you're an aspiring cosmetologist in North Carolina, then the cities of Raleigh, Durham, or Fayetteville may appeal to you. The Raleigh-Durham area is well-known for its spas, giving you the chance to treat tourists and residents alike to relaxing, fun days of beauty. Fayetteville is so proud of their salons and barbers that they include a list of them on their tourist website. In these locations, you can meet people from all over the country, if not the world.
As of 2018, cosmetologists in Raleigh made an average of $19,780 per year ($9.61 per hour); those in Durham made $23,900 ($11.49); and those in Fayetteville earned $19,470 ($9.36). North Carolina is anticipating cosmetology jobs to grow by 17%, higher than the national average, between 2016 and 2026.
While you could choose to apprentice for 1,200 hours, North Carolina offers a traditional route to becoming a cosmetologist as well. All of the Raleigh, Durham, and Fayetteville schools below will help you earn the state-mandated 1,500 hours of training and prepare you for your written and skills tests.
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Central Carolina Community College – Accredited
Lillington, NC 27546
Hoke County High School (high school students only) – Accredited
Raeford, NC 28376
Paul Mitchell The School Raleigh – Accredited
Raleigh, NC 27612
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.