Esthetician Schools and Careers in Tampa

If you’re passionate about skin health, Tampa, St. Petersburg, or Sarasota are great places to make your mark as an esthetician. Florida is known as the Sunshine State for a reason, but that can come at a price. Not only can frequent sun exposure age your skin, but it can also lead to skin cancer, which brings opportunities for estheticians to make a notable difference in Floridians' skin and personal health. While working at a spa or salon is always an option, you can also help dermatologists to promote good skin health or with oncologists to help patients mitigate skin damage from chemotherapy and prevent more harmful skin cancers.

The future prospects for estheticians in Tampa are as bright as the Florida sun. With the fourth highest-level of employment rate of estheticians, also called “skincare specialists,” you can’t go wrong in Florida with this career where CareerOneStop forecasts a 19% growth in the field between 2016 and 2026. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, estheticians in Tampa and St. Petersburg made an average of $35,370 annually, or $17.01 per hour; those in Sarasota earned $35,910, or $15.15 per hour, that same year.

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Florida requires 260 hours of training for esthetician licensing. All of the programs in Tampa satisfy the requirement. Read more here about esthetics training programs in Tampa.

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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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Esthetician Schools Near You

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2800 34th Street North
Largo, FL 33771

(727) 532-2125
Barbering, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Makeup Artistry, Nail Technology

3665 East Bay Drive Suite 164
St Petersburg, FL 33713

(727) 826-0969
Barbering, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Makeup Artistry, Nail Technology

4951-A Adamo Drive
Tampa, FL 33605

Barbering, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Massage Therapy, Nail Technology

3679 West Waters Avenue
Tampa, FL 33614

(813) 933-2468
Barbering, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology

3244 Lithia Pinecrest Road
Valrico, FL 33594

(813) 933-2468
Barbering, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology

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Academy of Beauty and Business – Accredited

3301 3rd Avenue North Street
St. Petersburg, FL 33713

Be Aveda – Accredited

28272 U.S. Highway 19 North
Clearwater, FL 33761

Beauty and Health Institute

11309 Countryway Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33626

Dolly Monroe Beauty Studios & Academy

10359 Cross Creek Boulevard Suite E
Tampa, FL 33747

Fashion Focus Hair Academy

2184 Gulf Gate Drive
Sarasota, FL 34231

Florida Massage and Beauty Institute – Accredited

3911 West Waters Avenue Suite
Tampa, FL 33614

Focus 4 Beauty Career Institute

631 East Alexander Street
Plant City, FL 33563

Loraines Academy & Spa – Accredited

1012 58th Street North
St Petersburg, FL 33710

Manatee Technical College – Accredited

6305 State Road 70 East
Bradenton, FL 34203

Pinellas Technical College

901 34th Street South
Saint Petersburg, FL 33711

Summit Salon Academy – Accredited

4802 Gunn Highway Suite 144
Tampa, FL 33624

Suncoast Technical College – Accredited

4748 Beneva Road
Sarasota, FL 34233
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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.

Esthetics/Skin Care

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