Esthetician Schools in Arizona
Browse our directory of esthetician schools in Arizona, or skip ahead to learn about the state's esthetician licensing requirements and job outlook.
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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.
2111 South Alma School Road
Mesa, AZ 85210
410 East Bell Road
Phoenix, AZ 85022
7547 West Greenway Road #500
Peoria, AZ 85381
Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy – Accredited
Scottsdale, AZ 85250
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- 600 education hours are required to become licensed.
- You must renew your license every 2 years.
- 0 continuing education hours are required to renew your license.
- The average for estheticians in Arizona is $36,330 ($17.47/hour). This is higher than the national average of $34,090 ($16.39/hour).
- There is a predicted 19% job increase between 2016 - 2026 for estheticians. This is higher than the expected national growth of 11%.
In the dry Arizona heat, it's tough to keep skin moisturized and healthy. That's one reason estheticians are found all over the state. From longtime residents, to the tourists who indulge while on vacation, estheticians may enjoy a large base of potential clients in Arizona.
From giving anti-aging treatments in Phoenix, to using Ayurveda facial massage in Sedona, your options for working as an esthetician in Arizona could be quite vast.
State License Requirements
Required to earn a esthetics license
The Arizona State Board of Cosmetology verifies your completion of 600 or more hours. However, you also have to pass a written test and a skills exam. The current exam fee in Arizona is $177, and the licensing fee is $70. Once you are licensed, you can choose whether to join an established spa or open your own. Your imagination and your education are your two greatest allies when it comes to your esthetics career.
Like other beauty careers, esthetics is based in practical, hands-on experience. It's important to attend an accredited program that can provide you with the education you need. Esthetic schools in AZ must offer at least 600 hours of training to qualify for licensure, and should include many of the courses below.
Required Subjects at Esthetic Schools
License renewal period
Continuing education required
As an Arizona licensee, you must renew your license every two years by your birthday. Beauty licenses cost $60 to renew. Arizona does not currently require you to complete continuing education hours to renew your license, though CEUs (Continu-ing Education Units) are one of the best ways to learn about changes in the cosmetology industry.
Arizona Esthetics Careers
Average yearly salary for esthetics in Arizona
With your license, you may work at salons, spas, department store beauty counters, or medical spas. Overall, the average salary for an Arizona skin care specialist is $36,330 per year (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2020).
Licensed estheticians provide a variety of services, so your career options can focus around what you enjoy and are good at. If you like seeing the same clients month after month and you have a knack for keeping clients calm, you may specialize in waxing and hair removal. If you can mix up the ideal potion for any skin type, you might dedicate your career to anti-aging procedures and masks for high end clients.