Cosmetology Schools Near Wheeling / Steubenville
If you want to become a cosmetologist in West Virginia or Ohio, consider Wheeling and Steubenville as places to begin. With a variety of salons in and between these towns, you could have many types of work environments to choose from.
In 2019, Wheeling cosmetologists earned a mean salary of $25,230 ($12.13 per hour), and those in Steubenville made $27,010 ($12.99). Cosmetology jobs in both states are expected to grow between 2016 and 2026, by 15% in WV and 12% in Ohio.
Though these cities are less than 40 minutes apart, the states don't offer immediate reciprocity. WV requires applicants who hold licenses in a different state to take an exam on WV cosmetology law, while OH requires proof of at least 1,500 hours of training and passing scores on exams in another state.
Cosmetology licensure in WV requires 1,800 hours of training and passing scores on skills, theory, and law exams. Ohio requires potential cosmetologists to complete 1,500 hours of training and succeed in written and skills tests. The schools below could help you succeed in achieving these goals.
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