Cosmetology Schools near Seattle / Tacoma, WA

The major metro area of Seattle and Tacoma, Washington is a perfect place to start a new career in the cosmetology industry. Not only is this beautiful region full of fun outdoor activities like hiking and wine tasting, but U.S. News also named it the 25th safest and fastest-growing, as well as the 9th best, place to live in the United States. This area also includes the nearby suburbs of Bellevue and Redmond, where the Amazon and Microsoft global headquarters are located.

Because working professionals in technology and outdoor enthusiasts alike flock to the Seattle area, there is a definite demand for more cosmetologists. In fact, CareerOneStop reports an anticipated 27% increase in jobs for cosmetologists in the state through 2026.

Seattle-Tacoma is one of the top-paying areas in the country for cosmetologists, according to the BLS. Beauty professionals here made an average of $43,560 in 2019, which is about $21.81 per hour. Apply to one of the cosmetology schools in Seattle below to work toward licensing by the state board, which requires 1,600 hours of training or 2,000 hours of an apprenticeship. Once you’ve completed your two exams, you’ll be a licensed cosmetologist in the state of Washington.

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Paul Mitchell The School

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Aveda Institute

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Empire Beauty School

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Cosmetology Schools Near You

Aria Hair and Beauty Institute | Renton

532 Rainier Avenue South Suite B
Renton, WA 98057

Beauty Academy | Wenatchee

208 South Wenatchee Avenue
Wenatchee, WA 98801

BJ's Beauty & Barber College | Tacoma

5239 South Tacoma Way
Tacoma, WA 98409

Classy Beauty School | Seattle

1231 South Jackson Street
Seattle, WA 98144

Clover Park Technical College | Lakewood

4500 Steilacoom Boulevard Southwest
Lakewood, WA 98499

Everett Community College | Everett

2000 Tower Street
Everett, WA 98201

Evergreen Beauty College | Everett

802 Southeast Everett Mall Way Suite A
Everett, WA 98208

Evergreen Beauty College | Shoreline

18336 Aurora Avenue North Suite 103
Shoreline, WA 98133

Evergreen Beauty College | Shoreline

18336 Aurora Avenue North Suite 103
Shoreline, WA 98133

Fosbre Academy of Hair Design | Olympia

111 Capitol Way North
Olympia, WA 98501

Gary Manuel Aveda Institute | Seattle

1514 10th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122

Gene Juarez Academy of Beauty | Federal Way

2222 South 314 Street
Federal Way, WA 98003

Gene Juarez Academy of Beauty | Mountlake Terrace

6007 A 244th Street Southwest
Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043

Majorelle Beauty Academy | Kirkland

14306 124th Avenue Northeast
Kirkland, WA 98034

Olympic College | Bremerton

1600 Chester Avenue
Bremerton, WA 98337

Paroba College of Cosmetology | Everett

9930 Evergreen Way Building Y
Everett, WA 98203

Seattle Central College | Seattle

1701 Broadway Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122

Summit Salon Academy | Tacoma

3702 South Fife Street Suite B102
Tacoma, WA 98409

Tim's Beauty School | Seattle

22315 Highway 99
Seattle, WA 98026

Tint School of Makeup & Cosmetology | Seattle

300 Pine Street
Seattle, WA 98101

Vuu's Beauty School | Seattle

807 King Street
Seattle, WA 98104

Washington Beauty School | Seattle

4811 California Avenue Southwest
Seattle, WA 98116

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