Cosmetology Schools near Knoxville, TN
If you want to become a cosmetologist in Tennessee, Knoxville could be a great place to begin.U.S. News & World Report listed Knoxville as one of the top 125 best places to live in the country. It's most desirable features: a low cost of living, proximity to the Great Smokey Mountains, and a small-town feel with all the amenities of a big city. These amenities include hundreds of hair salons, with specialty shops for services such as hair braiding, hair extensions, and hair loss. In May 2019, the average salary for cosmetologists in Knoxville was $29,560 per year ($14.21 per hour). The job growth projection for cosmetologists in the state is 25% between 2016 and 2026—nearly three times the national average.
To become licensed as a cosmetologist in Tennessee, you need to complete 1,500 training hours and pass two exams. All of the schools below can help you fulfill these requirements.
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Tennessee Institute of Cosmetology – Accredited
Morristown, TN 37814
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