Esthetician Schools in South Dakota

Browse our directory of esthetician schools in South Dakota, or skip ahead to learn about the state's esthetician licensing requirements and job outlook.

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Accredited School

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.

Josef's School of Hair, Skin & Body – Accredited

2011 South Washington Street
Grand Forks, ND 58201

The Salon Professional Academy – Accredited

4377 15th Avenue South
Fargo, ND 58103

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How to Become a Esthetician in South Dakota

South Dakota Esthetician Careers At a Glance
  • 600 education hours are required to become licensed.
  • You must renew your license every year.
  • 0 continuing education hours are required to renew your license.
  • Average salary for estheticians in North Dakota is $33,060 ($15.89/hour). This is lower than the national average of $34,090 ($16.39/hour).
  • There is a predicted 11% job increase between 2016-2026 for estheticians. This is equal to the expected national growth.

If you are passionate about the field of skin care, the field of esthetics may give you the opportunity to create a career that makes you feel excited about work every single day. As an esthetician in North Dakota, you can help clients enjoy beautiful, youthful skin in various ways.

You may provide facials, product recommendations, and tips on slowing or reversing the aging process. The work you do with clients can be life-changing, since many people struggle with problems like acne and oily skin for years before seeking help.

State License Requirements

600 Education Hours

Required to earn a esthetics license

The North Dakota State Board of Cosmetology oversees the licensing process. They require proof of at least 600 hours of skin care training. After passing your licensing exams, you can get your esthetician license and start working.

Education Details

Start your career on the right foot with high-quality training. ND esthetics license requirements include training. At North Dakota schools, you get plenty of exposure to different skin care techniques and learn about skin care terminology and theory. Certain topics are mandatory at licensed schools.

Topics Taught at Esthetic Schools in ND

  • Sterilization, sanitation, and safety
  • Body treatments
  • Facials
  • Hair removal
  • Makeup application
  • Theory, law, and sanitation

License Renewal

1 Year

License renewal period

0 Hours

Continuing education required

Cosmetology license renewal in North Dakota happens every year before December 31. The cost to renew your beauty practitioner license is $15, and the cost to renew your cosmetology instructor license is $20. Instructors need 8 hours of board-approved cosmetology continuing education. Before attending any seminar every instructor must apply in writing to the board to get the seminar approved. Cosmetology continuing education is not required for the other beauty practitioner licenses.

North Dakota Esthetics Careers


Average yearly salary for esthetics in North Dakota

In larger cities, you may look for openings at spas, salons, and specialty salons. By the year 2026, O*Net expects job openings for estheticians to increase 11% (2019). The average salary for North Dakota estheticians is $33,060 per year (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2020).

Do you want to spend your days educating clients on proper skin care techniques or helping stressed out professionals relax after a hard week? Are you most excited about using the latest skin care technology or getting back to your roots with natural skin care ingredients? No matter what you are looking for in your beauty career, you may find your niche in North Dakota. Many of the state's rural, remote areas have luxurious resorts with on-site spas. By creating the perfect environment and using the abundant natural resources of North Dakota, you can help customers enjoy an unforgettable weekend.

Contact the North Dakota State Board of Esthetics

North Dakota State Board of Cosmetology
Esthetics/Skin Care
North Dakota