COSMETOLOGY - WYOMING

Cosmetology
IN
Wyoming

From lightening hair and coloring it with a bayalage technique to reshaping hair with shears and thinning razors, cosmetologists have what it takes to completely revitalize a client’s appearance.

 

State License Requirements
2,000
Hours

After training is done, you are nearly there. Your next stop is the Wyoming Board of Cosmetology. They charge a $75 exam fee and a $48 licensing fee. They verify that you have completed at least 2,000 hours of education. You may receive your license after passing your written test and your skills test.

Education Details

Depending on where you live in Wyoming, you may have several beauty schools near you. While comparing programs, you may look at factors like the cost of cosmetology school in Wyoming. However, it’s crucial to find a program that fits your learning needs and helps you grow into a confident cosmetologist. Accredited Wyoming schools must devote most of their time to the topics listed below.

Required Subjects at Cosmetology Schools in Wyoming

  • Anatomy and physiology of the scalp and hair
  • Shampooing and conditioning
  • Scalp massage
  • Hair treatments
  • Hair restructuring
  • Coloring and lightening hair
  • Haircutting
  • Hair shaping
  • Hairdressing
  • Wigs and extensions
  • Disinfection, sanitation, and sterilization
  • Nail care and technology
  • Skin care and technology

Within each of the topics listed above, you spend some time on theory and some time on practice. The closer you get to the end of your education, the more time you should spend on practice.

License Renewal
0
License Renewal Hours
2 Years
License Renewal Period

Cosmetology license renewal in Wyoming happens every two years in the month of the licensee's birthday. The cost is $96 to renew licenses for two years. You must also pay a $75 fee if you are working as an independent contractor. Currently, Wyoming does not require cosmetology continuing education hours to renew licenses. However, cosmetology CEUs are always recommended to stay current in the industry.

Careers
$29,520 
Salary
4.00%
Job Outlook Increase
Between 2012 - 2022

It’s exciting to start a career you are passionate about, especially in a growing field like cosmetology. Cosmetologists may put their skills to work in Wyoming salons and spas. Nail shops are another option to consider. As you grow and learn more about this field throughout your career, you may have the chance to find out more about training cosmetology students or managing salons. From 2014 through 2024, demand for cosmetologists may increase 4% in Wyoming (O*Net, 2016). The average salary for a Wyoming cosmetologist is $29,520 per year (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2016).

Working as a Cosmetologist

Cosmetologists are amongst the highest paid in Wyoming compared with the rest of the United States. Prospective cosmetologists can expect to receive training in cutting hair, waxing, nails, and facials. Upon completion of training, cosmetologists in Wyoming must pass an exam and be certified by the Wyoming Board of Cosmetology. Here is a list of salons in Wyoming offering cosmetology services:

State board Contact Information

Wyoming Board of Cosmetology
Peter Hansen Building, East Entrance
2515 Warren Ave., Suite 302
Cheynne, WY 82002
Phone Number: 307-777-3534
Fax Number: 307-777-3681
E-mail Address: betty.abernethy@wyo.gov

The Wyoming State Board of Cosmetology can help you with replacing a lost cosmetology license, updating change of name or change of address information, and acquiring out-of-state and other useful forms, as well as answer additional questions about obtaining a Wyoming state cosmetology license.

As state projections display an increase in the number of beauty professionals
within North Dakota, cosmetology is continuing to be regarded favorably.
In that regard, those looking to begin a cosmetology career seek help at
these institutions.

Wyoming Board of Cosmetology
Professional Beauty Association
Intercoiffure

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