Esthetician Schools near San Diego, CA

San Diego could be a great place to begin a California career as an esthetician. In a study of 150 major metros, the city ranked 106th in skin health and care, thanks in large part to the chances of skin cancer and the level of pollution. As estheticians not only cleanse and rejuvenate the skin but also help clients recognize warning signs for skin damage and disease, they need professionals like you. Additionally, as a major tourist town, you may get to meet people from all over the country—and the world—who come not just for the sun, but relaxation and spa treatments. As of 2019, estheticians in San Diego earned a mean salary of $32,220 per year ($15.97 per hour). The state anticipates esthetics jobs to grow by 17% between 2016 and 2026.

To become a licensed esthetician in California, you need to earn 600 hours of training and pass written and skills exams. The San Diego area schools below can help you on your way.

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Paul Mitchell The School

Program: Cosmetology

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Aveda Institute

Program: Cosmetology

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Georgia Career Institute (GA)

Program: Cosmetology

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Bellus Academy – Accredited

970 Broadway
Chula Vista, CA 91911

Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Barbering
Bellus Academy – Accredited

1073 East Main Street
El Cajon, CA 92021

(619) 442-3407
Cosmetology, Esthetics
Bellus Academy – Accredited

13266 Poway Road
Poway, CA 92064

(858) 748-1490
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Barbering
Milan Institute – Accredited

75-030 Gerald Ford Drive Suite 203
Palm Desert, CA 92211

Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Barbering

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AAA Beauty College

4774 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92117

American Beauty Institute – Accredited

4625 Convoy Street
San Diego, CA 92111

California Advanced Esthetics

7851 Mission Center Court Suite #262
San Diego, CA 92108

California Hair Design Academy – Accredited

8011 University Avenue Suite A-2
La Mesa, CA 91942

Jasmine Beauty School – Accredited

5911 University Avenue Suite #318
San Diego, CA 92115

Palomar Institute of Cosmetology – Accredited

355 Via Vera Cruz Suite 3
San Marcos, CA 92078

Paul Mitchell The School San Diego – Accredited

410 A Street
San Diego, CA 92101

Southern California College of Barber and Beauty – Accredited

641 North Broadway
Escondido, CA 92025
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You must attend a school that meets any licensure requirements as defined by your state. Most states require that you graduate from an accredited or state-approved school.

Esthetics/Skin Care

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