Esthetician Schools near San Francisco / Oakland / San Jose, CA

If you hope to become an esthetician in California, you should consider San Francisco, Oakland, or San Jose as places to begin your career. In a widespread study of hair health in 150 U.S. metros, all three cities were in the top 70. However, the study also showed they could all use help combatting pollution's effect on the skin or are ranked low in overall number of dermatologists and estheticians. You could help fix these problems by working as an esthetician in any of these places. In 2019, estheticians in San Francisco and Oakland earned an average of $37,640 per year ($18.09 per hour), while those in San Jose earned $10 more per year. California expects esthetician jobs to grow by 17% between 2016 and 2026, which is higher than the national average of 11%.

California requires estheticians to earn 600 hours of training and pass a written and practical exam to earn licensure. The schools below can all help you on your way to achieving these goals.

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Esthetician Schools Near You

Cinta Aveda Institute | San Francisco

305 Kearny Street
San Francisco, CA 94108

Cosmotek College | San Jose

2188 Del Franco Street Suite 30
San Jose, CA 95131

D'Lacreme School of Cosmetology and Barbering

1787 North Texas Street
Fairfield, CA 94533

Fremont Beauty College | Fremont

4164 Technology Drive
Fremont, CA 94538

Gavilan College | Gilroy

5055 Santa Teresa Boulevard
Gilroy, CA 95020

International Beauty College | San Francisco

1224 Polk Street
San Francisco, CA 94109

International College of Cosmetology | Oakland

3701 International Boulevard
Oakland, CA 94601

Lytles Beauty College | Santa Rosa

186 Wikiup Drive
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

National Cosmetology School | Oakland

315 11th street
Oakland, CA 94607

Paris Beauty College | Concord

1655 Willow Pass Road
Concord, CA 94520

San Francisco College of Cosmetology | San Francisco

2075 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

San Francisco Institute of Esthetics & Cosmetology Inc | San Francisco

1067 Folsom Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

San Jose City College | San Jose

2100 Moorpark Avenue
San Jose, CA 95128

Santa Clara Beuaty College | San Jose

2630 El Camino Real
San Jose, CA 95051

Skyline College | San Bruno

3300 College Drive
San Bruno, CA 94066

The Salon Professional Academy | San Jose

1600 Saratoga Avenue Suite 103
San Jose, CA 95129

W Academy of Salon and Spa | Danville

520 San Ramon Valley Boulevard
Danville, CA 94526

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