Cosmetology Schools Near El Paso / Las Cruces
If you want to become a cosmetologist in Texas or New Mexico, El Paso and Las Cruces are fabulous places to start. Both places are popular with tourists, thanks to Las Cruces' and El Paso's unique outdoor activities, art scenes, and more. This means you won't just get to make residents look their best, but you'll get to work with people from all over.
In 2019, cosmetologists in El Paso earned a mean salary of $23,310 per year ($11.21 per hour), and those in New Mexico made $23,870 ($11.48). Both states are expecting cosmetology jobs to increase between 2016 and 2025, with Texas anticipating a growth of 19% and New Mexico projecting an upswing of 7% between 2016 and 2026.
Before you can work in either state, you need to earn a cosmetology license. Texas requires cosmetologists to complete 1,500 hours of training, while New Mexico mandates 1,600 hours. In either state, you need to pass both a written and a skills test. The El Paso and Las Cruces cosmetology schools below can all help you on your way.
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1580 George Dieter Drive Suite 207
El Paso, TX 79936
850 North Telshor Boulevard
Las Cruces, NM 88011
You must attend school in the state you want to practice in. Most states require that you graduate from an accredited school. Learn more about the requirements in your state.