Hair Schools in Nevada

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Academy of Hair Design - Las Vegas – Accredited

5191 West Charleston Boulevard 150
Las Vegas, NV 89146

AM Beauty Institute

2186 Idaho Street
Elko, NV 89801

Cosmetology Institute of Las Vegas – Accredited

3249 West Craig Road Suite 100
North Las Vegas, NV 89031

Expertise Cosmetology Institute - Las Vegas – Accredited

1911 North Stella Lake
Las Vegas, NV 89106

Expertise Cosmetology Institute - North Las Vegas

535 East Lake Mead South Boulevard
North Las Vegas, NV 89030

G Skin & Beauty Institute - Henderson – Accredited

1300 West Warm Springs
Henderson, NV 89014

International Academy of Style – Accredited

2295 Market Street
Reno, NV 89502

Sierra Academy of Style – Accredited

1851 South Roop Street 100
Carson City, NV 89701
Accredited School

You must attend a school that meets any licensure requirements as defined by your state. Most states require that you graduate from an accredited or state-approved school.

How to Become a Hair Designer in Nevada

Nevada Hair Design Careers At a Glance
  • 1,200 education hours are required to become licensed.
  • You must renew your license every 2 years.
  • 4 continuing education hours are required to renew your license.
  • The average salary for cosmetologists in Nevada is $19,480 ($9.37/hour). This is lower than the national average of $26,090 ($12.54/hour).
  • There is a predicted 13% job increase between 2016-2026 for cosmetologists. This is higher than the expected national growth of 9%.

Nevada has a wide open world of opportunities for hair design professionals. The city of Las Vegas alone offers cosmetologists both the local and tourist populations, plus an entertainment industry that needs top-notch salon services. If you're ready to express your passion for hair, and fulfill your desire to work as a stylist, then you''ve come to the right place. We have connections with several Nevada beauty schools who can help you make the right decision. Becoming a professional hair designer doesn't have to be a daydream. With the right training, it can be your reality! For several years, we have worked day and night to connect prospective students with beauty school training.

When you train in Las Vegas, you can be surrounded by talent and industry insiders who can give you valuable advice. Vegas is home to several industry trade shows, like Cosmoprof, the largest industry trade show in North America. If you want to learn more about opportunities for hair designers in Nevada, you have two options: you can use the search box up top or scroll through the list of schools and the helpful information below.

State License Requirements

1,200 Education Hours

Required to earn a hair design license

Nevada is one of the few states that has a separate hair designer license. This allows you to start working in hair design without a full cosmetology license. You need 1,200 hours of training to apply for a hair designer license. Once your training is behind you, you can pay a $125 application fee and schedule your written, practical, and Nevada design exams.

License Renewal

2 Years

License renewal period

4 Hours

Continuing education required

Cosmetology license renewal in Nevada happens every two years on the licensee's birthday. The cost to renew your license in Nevada is $70. NV does require 30 cosmetology continuing education hours during the two-year licensure period for cosmetology instructors. All other beauty licensees must complete four hours of continuing education during each two-year period. These CEUs must focus on infection control and maintaining a safe environment for your clients.

Nevada Hair Design Careers


Average yearly salary for hair design in Nevada

Also known as hair stylists, NV hair design specialists work with a variety of styling tools to help create the best hair looks for their customers. Before working in a hair salon or barber shop, hair designers in Nevada must obtain a certificate of completion from a community college or private educational institution.

Contact the Nevada State Board of Cosmetology

Nevada State Board of Cosmetology

Being a hair stylist in Nevada means that you’re part of an esteemed number of career professionals adding to rise of the industry in the state. Nevada is also a potent playground for those in hair design to bring about trendsetting styles. Those looking to take part consult these organizations.

National Latino Cosmetology Association

Hair Design

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