ESTHETICS - PENNSYLVANIA

Esthetics/Skin Care
IN
Pennsylvania

Cosmetology has always been a popular field, but esthetics is just starting to enjoy its day in the sun. People all over the United States are realizing that healthy skin is the foundation for a youthful, healthy appearance, and they are ready to pay for smoother and brighter skin.

Whether you focus on facial services or body services, a career in esthetics can bolster your life and give clients the services they want.

State License Requirements
300
Hours

Your skin care career is regulated by the Pennsylvania State Board of Cosmetology. They require all applicants to complete at least 300 hours of training before signing up for exam dates. After passing the written test and the skills test, you can get your esthetician license in PA and start applying for jobs.

Education Details

So, how do you start the path to a skin care career? Since licensing is required across the country, it’s important to get the right education first. At licensed Pennsylvania schools, you can learn all about classic skin care techniques, proper use of chemicals, and modern tools and equipment. You also get plenty of practical experience, which is crucial if you want to be able to work with clients competently and independently.

Courses Taught at PA Esthetic Schools

  • Professional practices
  • Physical sciences
  • Facial treatments
  • Temporary hair removal
  • Makeup application
License Renewal
0
License Renewal Hours
2 Years
License Renewal Period

Cosmetology license renewal in Pennsylvania happens every 2 years. Practitioner licenses cost $67 to renew and cosmetology instructor licenses cost $105 to renew. Cosmetology continuing education hours are not currently required to renew licenses in Pennsylvania, but cosmetology CEUs are always good to stay current in the industry.

Careers
$35,420 
Salary
11.0%
Job Outlook Increase
Between 2012 - 2022

With a PA esthetician license, you may have what it takes to work in tons of salons, spas, and resorts all over Pennsylvania. In one of Pennsylvania’s many tourist areas, you may help visitors enjoy the beauty of Pennsylvania and unwind with mud packs, couples’ facials, and massage. In a traditional spa or salon, you may build a base of local clients and get to know their unique skin care needs. By the year 2024, job openings for Pennsylvania estheticians may swell 11% (O*Net, 2016). The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports an average salary of $35,420 per year for Pennsylvania skin care specialists (2016).

Working as an Esthetician

An esthetician uses a variety of techniques to beautify the skin, including, scrubs, peels, and laser treatments. Typically, they work as skin care consultants, makeup specialists and beauty advisors. They stand for long hours at a time while treating their clients at spas and salons. To become licensed, estheticians must complete at least 300 hours of training and pass the Pennsylvania State Board theory and practical exams

State board Contact Information

Pennsylvania State Board of Cosmetology
One Penn Center, 2601 North 3rd Street
PO Box 2649
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Phone Number: 717-783-7130
Fax Number: 717-705-5540
E-mail Address: st-cosmetology@pa.gov

The Pennsylvania State Board of Cosmetology can help you with replacing a lost cosmetology license, acquiring out-of-state and other useful forms, as well as answer questions about obtaining a Pennsylvania license.

Find the Beauty Schools in Pennsylvania that interest you below,

The Beauty Institute - Schwarzkopf Professional - Allentown

1921 Union Boulevard,
Allentown, PA 18109

Program: Esthetics/Skin Care

The Beauty Institute | Schwarzkopf Professional - Ambler

50 East Butler Pike,
Ambler, PA 19002

Program: Esthetics/Skin Care

Venus Beauty Academy

600 Turner Industrial Way,
Aston, PA 19014

Program: Esthetics/Skin Care

Toni&Guy Hairdressing Academy - Erie

930 Peach Street,
Erie, PA 16501

Program: Esthetics/Skin Care

Bucks County School of Beauty Culture

1761 Bustleton Pike,
Feasterville, PA 19053

Program: Esthetics/Skin Care

Lancaster School of Cosmetology & Therapeutic Bodywork

50 Ranck Ave,
Lancaster, PA 17602

Program: Esthetics/Skin Care

Laurel Technical Institute

847 North Main Street,Suite 204
Meadville, PA 16335

Program: Esthetics/Skin Care

The Cosmetology Academy at Douglas Education Center

130 Seventh Street,
Monessen, PA 15062

Program: Esthetics/Skin Care

Laurel Technical Institute

200 Sterling Ave ,
Sharon, PA 16146

Program: Esthetics/Skin Care

Venus Beauty Academy

1033 Chester Pike,
Sharon Hill, PA 19079

Program: Esthetics/Skin Care

Laurel Business Institute

11-15 Penn Street,PO Box 877
Uniontown, PA 15401

Program: Esthetics/Skin Care

Jolie Health and Beauty Academy - Wilkes-Barre

125 North Wilkes-Barre Blvd.,
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702

Program: Esthetics/Skin Care

Award Beauty & Barber School

26 East Antietam Street,
Hagerstown, MD 21740

Program: Cosmetology

Empire Beauty School - Lehigh Valley

1634 Macarthur Road,
Allentown-Whitehall, PA 18052

Program: Cosmetology

The Salon Professional Academy, formerly Pruontos Hair Design Institute

415 D Orchard Ave,
Altoona, PA 16601

Program: Cosmetology

Beaver Falls Beauty Academy

720 13th Street,
Beaver Falls, PA 15010

Program: Cosmetology

Chambersburg Beauty & Barber School

171 Cedar Avenue,
Chambersburg, PA 17201

Program: Cosmetology

Empire Beauty School - Hanover

Clearview Shopping Center, 1000 Carlisle Street,
Hanover, PA 17331

Program: Cosmetology

Empire Beauty School - Harrisburg

3941 Jonestown Road,
Harrisburg, PA 17109

Program: Cosmetology

Jolie Health and Beauty Academy - Hazleton

1057A North Church St.,
Hazleton, PA 18202

Program: Cosmetology

Empire Beauty School - Lancaster

Wheatland Shopping Center, 1801 Columbia Avenue,
Lancaster, PA 17603

Program: Cosmetology

Empire Beauty School - Lebanon

Cedar Crest Sq, 1776 Quentin Road,
Lebanon, PA 17042

Program: Cosmetology

Empire Beauty School - Monroeville-Pittsburgh

320 Mall Boulevard, The Plaza,320 Mall Boulevard
Monroeville-Pittsburgh, PA 15146

Program: Cosmetology

Empire Beauty School - Moosic

3370 Birney Avenue,
Moosic-Wilkes Barre-Scranton, PA 18507

Program: Cosmetology

The Beauty Institute | Schwarzkopf Professional - Philadelphia

9902 Roosevelt Blvd,
Philadelphia, PA 19115

Program: Cosmetology

Empire Beauty School - CC Philadelphia

1522 Chestnut Street,
Philadelphia-Center City, PA 19102

Program: Cosmetology

Empire Beauty School - NE Philadelphia

Knights Rd Shp Ctr, 4026 Woodhaven Road,
Philadelphia-Northeast, PA 19154

Program: Cosmetology

Empire Beauty School - North Hills-Pittsburgh

4768 McKnight Rd,
Pittsburgh-North Hills, PA 15237

Program: Cosmetology

Empire Beauty School - Pottsville

396 Pottsville-St. Clair Highway,
Pottsville, PA 17901

Program: Cosmetology

Empire Beauty School - Reading

2302 N. 5th Street Highway,
Reading, PA 19605

Program: Cosmetology

Empire Beauty School - Shamokin Dam-Sunbury

30 Baldwin Boulevard, Suite 50,
Shamokin Dam-Sunbury, PA 17876

Program: Cosmetology

Empire Beauty School - Springfield-Delaware County

Springfield Shopping Center, 799 West Sproul Rd,
Springfield, PA 19064

Program: Cosmetology

Stroudsburg School of Cosmetology

100 North 8th Street,
Stroudsburg, PA 18360

Program: Cosmetology

Empire Beauty School - West Mifflin-Pittsburgh

2394 Mountainview Drive, Century Sq Mall,
West Mifflin-Pittsburgh, PA 15122

Program: Cosmetology

Empire Beauty School - Wyncote

Cedarbrook Plaza,1000 Easton Road
Wyncote, PA 19095

Program: Cosmetology

Empire Beauty School - York

2592 Eastern Boulevard, Kingston Sq Shp Ctr,
York, PA 17402

Program: Cosmetology

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