Esthetician Schools in Washington

Browse our directory of esthetician schools in Washington, 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.

802 East Pike Street
Seattle, WA 98122

(206) 302-1044
Cosmetology, Esthetics

Academy Of Aesthetic Arts – Accredited

2747 Pacific Avenue #A-12
Olympia, WA 98501

Aesthetics Northwest Institute – Accredited

1750 124th Avenue Northeast
Bellevue, WA 98005

AHC Barber And Beauty College – Accredited

6712 Evergreen Way
Everett, WA 98203

BC Beauty College – Accredited

2630 Main Street Suite 103
Union Gap, WA 98903

Bellevue Massage School

15921 Northeast 8th Street Unit 106
Bellevue, WA 98008

Bluestone Academy – Accredited

201 North Pine Street
Ellensburg, WA 98926

Char-Glo School Of Beauty – Accredited

1418 South Pioneer Way
Moses Lake, WA 98837

Classy Beauty School – Accredited

1231 South Jackson Street
Seattle, WA 98144

Clover Park Technical College – Accredited

4500 Steilacoom Boulevard Southwest
Lakewood, WA 98499

Day Spa Academy – Accredited

30 North 3rd Street
Yakima, WA 98901

Elite Cosmetology, Barber & Spa Academy – Accredited

2606 West Nob Hill Boulevard
Yakima, WA 98902

Euro Institute of Skin Care

10904 Southeast Petrovitsky Road
Renton, WA 98055

Evergreen Beauty College – Accredited

509 South 1st Street
Mount Vernon, WA 98273

Evergreen Beauty College – Accredited

1222 Bronson Way North
Renton, WA 98057

Evergreen Beauty College – Accredited

401 North 1st Street
Yakima, WA 98901

Expo Beauty Institute – Accredited

2534 15th Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98144

H & K Cosmetology Unlimited – Accredited

8815 South Tacoma Way
Lakewood, WA 98499

Lany's Beauty Academy – Accredited

420 Dougals Street
Wenatchee, WA 98801

Majorelle Beauty Academy

14306 124th Avenue Northeast
Kirkland, WA 98034

Olympic College

1600 Chester Avenue
Bremerton, WA 98337

Paroba College of Cosmetology – Accredited

9930 Evergreen Way Building Y
Everett, WA 98203

Paul Mitchell – Accredited

71 Gage Boulevard
Richland, WA 99352

Skin Studio Academy – Accredited

220 East Wellesley Avenue #201
Spokane, WA 99207

Spokane Community College – Accredited

1810 North Greene Street
Spokane, WA 99217

Summit Salon Academy – Accredited

3702 South Fife Street Suite B102
Tacoma, WA 98409

The Skin Studio Academy – Accredited

220 East Wellesley Avenue # 201
Spokane, WA 99207

Tim's Beauty School – Accredited

22315 Highway 99
Seattle, WA 98026

Vegas Academy – Accredited

7635 Macarthur Boulevard
Vancouver, WA 98664

Victoria's Academy of Cosmetology – Accredited

23 West First Avenue
Kennewick, WA 99336

Vuu's Beauty School – Accredited

807 King Street
Seattle, WA 98104

Washington Beauty School – Accredited

4811 California Avenue Southwest
Seattle, WA 98116

Washington Laser Institute – Accredited

34630 11th Avenue South
Federal Way, WA 98003

Zorganics Institute Beauty and Wellness – Accredited

410 West Bakerview Road Suite 112
Bellingham, WA 98226

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How to Become a Esthetician in Washington

South Carolina Esthetician Careers At a Glance
  • 750 education hours or 800 apprentice hours are required to become licensed.
  • You must renew your license every 2 years.
  • 0 continuing education hours are required to renew your license.
  • The average salary for estheticians in Washington is $51,890 ($24.95/hour). This is higher than the national average of $34,090 ($16.39/hour).
  • There is a predicted 26% job increase between 2016–2026 for estheticians. This is higher than the expected national growth of 11%.

Esthetics is the one beauty specialty that can completely overhaul a customer's appearance and make them look younger.

If you're looking for a beauty career that allows you to spend plenty of time with your clients, put your problem-solving skills to work, and experiment with the latest technology in cosmetology, skin care is the specialty for you.

State License Requirements

750 Education Hours OR 800 Apprentice Hours

Required to earn a esthetics license

Training is the biggest part of earning a WA esthetician license, so you should feel proud after graduating from a skin care program. Next, go to the Washington State Department of Licensing. After passing both licensing exams and proving that you have at least 750 hours of training, you may secure your esthetician license.

Education Details

If you are ready to explore the world of skin care, give yourself a running start by choosing a great school. The training you get affects your performance on licensing tests and your confidence with clients. Make the time to visit a variety of schools and find out where you feel at home. The state of Washington has several mandatory topics for skin care programs.

Required Training Topics: 

  • Skin compresses, massage, facials, wraps, masks, and exfoliation
  • Use of mechanical appliances and chemical compounds
  • Removal of superfluous hair with sugaring, chemicals, lotions, creams, tweezing, and waxing
  • Sanitation and disinfection
  • Skin disorders and diseases
  • Safety First aid

License Renewal

2 Years

License renewal period

0 Hours

Continuing education required

A licensing fee is required every 2 years to keep the license valid in the state of Washington.

Washington Esthetics Careers


Average yearly salary for esthetics in Washington

Across Washington, demand for skin care specialists is expected to increase 26% by the year 2026 (CareerOneStop, 2020). The average salary for a skin care specialist is $51,890 per year (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2020).

With esthetics training and a license, you can really focus on building a career that fits you. Some new estheticians work standard full-time hours at a spa or salon, using the spa's reputation to build their customer base. Others work part-time to meet family obligations. If you want to make a go of self-employment, esthetics is definitely an option. Self-employed estheticians rent chairs or rooms at local beauty facilities or open their own spas.

Contact the Washington State Board of Esthetics

State of Washington Dept. of Licensing, Cosmetology Licensing Program
Esthetics/Skin Care