Esthetician Schools in Mississippi
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Clinton, MS 39056
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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.
- Average salary for estheticians in Mississippi is $37,210 ($17.89/hour). This is higher than the national average of $34,090 ($16.39/hour).
- There is a predicted 11% job increase between 2018-2028 for estheticians nationally.
People of all ages, backgrounds, and beauty habits want clear, smooth skin. In fact, esthetics is one of the most universal beauty specialties in the world. Can you honestly say you've met anyone who doesn't want healthy, beautiful skin?
Estheticians know how to make glowing skin a reality. By using facial massage, natural and synthetic ingredients, technology and machines, as well as nutrition, you can help your clients look and feel beautiful.
State License Requirements
Required to earn a esthetics license
To work as an esthetician in Mississippi, you have to meet the standards of the Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology. They administer multiple licensing exams and double-check your training hours before awarding an esthetician license. The 600 training hours must be completed over a minimum of 15 weeks. Your esthetics license shows clients and employers that you are a highly trained skin care professional. With recent growth in the beauty industry, this is an excellent time to make the most of your career options.
Whether you already know a lot about skin care or if this is your first venture into anything beyond face washing and moisturizing, you can build the skill set you need at an approved esthetics training program. Over a period of 600 hours, you learn about skin care theory and apply that knowledge to different techniques and procedures.
Required Courses at MS Esthetic Schools
License renewal period
Continuing education required
A licensing fee is required every 2 years to keep the license valid in the state of Mississippi.
Mississippi Esthetics Careers
Average yearly salary for esthetics in Mississippi
If you're ready to build a business and client base from the ground up, you could even open your own esthetics salon. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that skin care specialists in Mississippi earn an average of $37,210per year (2020).
One of the best parts of working in skin care is the variety of employment options. You aren't limited to any one setting. If you like to help clients relax and take your time with procedures, a resort or luxury spa in one of Mississippi's large cities may be a great fit for you. If you have a more utilitarian approach to skin care, you could offer a variety of services at a Mississippi salon.