Cosmetology Schools Near Lincoln / Hastings / Kearney
If you want to begin a cosmetology career in Nebraska, you may find Lincoln, Hastings, and Kearney great places to get your start. With over 80 salons and similar businesses within five miles of Lincoln, over 15 within that same distance from Hastings, and more than 20 in and near Kearney, you may have many work environments to choose from after completing your cosmetology training.
As of 2019, cosmetologists in Lincoln earned a mean salary of $25,130 per year ($12.08 per hour), and they made an average of $31,380 ($15.09) statewide. The number of jobs for hairstylists, hairdressers, and cosmetologists in Nebraska is expected to grow by 8% between 2016 and 2026.
Nebraska requires cosmetologists to complete 1,800 hours of training and pass the National Interstate Council of State Boards of Cosmetology (NIC) or equivalent exams. The Lincoln, Hastings, and Kearney area schools below could all help you meet these mandates.
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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.