HAIR DESIGN - PENNSYLVANIA

Hair Design
IN
Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania has a diverse population in both large and small cities that give hair designers plenty of options for career opportunities. The first thing you need to do is compare a quality hair school training program. Upon completion, you can pursue your dream of working in a successful studio or opening your own soon-to-be-famous Pennsylvania salon. If you work hard enough, maybe you’ll make the next list of the state’s hottest salons and day spas. Go ahead and check out these renowned hot spots in Pittsburgh for inspiration!

If you’re ready to start working the world of hair design in Pennsylvania, then you’ll need to narrow your options for cosmetology school training. Fortunately, we have years of experience developing relationships with beauty schools in all fifty states. In that time, we’ve helped over two million students pursue their passion for beauty. All you have to do is use the search box at the top of this page or scroll through the listings below to view options in your area. But what if you just want some highlights of these programs and careers? Not to worry, just keep reading.

State License Requirements
N/A

If you have a passion for hair design and want to work professionally in the state of Pennsylvania, then you need to earn your cosmetology license. After completing the 1,250 hours of training and meeting the other state requirements you can obtain your license.

Education Details

If you want to succeed as a hair designer in Pennsylvania, then start by choosing the right curriculum in a program that aligns with your goals. This means you should consider programs that can teach you salon management and other business-oriented skills if that’s your goal. It’s also a good idea to speak with school advisors about ways they can help students like yourself transition to full-time employment after graduation.

Common Pennsylvania hair design courses: •

  • Men’s hair •
  • Coloring •
  • Women’s cuts and styles •
  • Shampoos and conditioners •
  • Interpersonal skills
License Renewal
N/A
License Renewal Hours
N/A
License Renewal Period

You will need to renew your license by January 31st in odd or even-numbered years, depending on when you received your license. The fee for renewal is currently $67. Upon licensure, you can work as a hair designer, and include your additional skills on your menu of services you offer clients.

Careers
$26,580 
Salary
10.0%
Job Outlook Increase
Between 2012 - 2022
Working as a Hair Designer

Hair stylists, also known as hair design specialists, work in a various hair salon franchises and privately owned small businesses across the state of Pennsylvania. In major cities like Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, hair salons are especially popular and offer more job opportunities than elsewhere. Once prospective hair stylists complete their training and receive a certificate of completion, they will work as part of a work force of 656,400 individuals. Some of the more popular hair salons in Pennsylvania include:

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.

Hair design has been regarded as a viable profession in Pennsylvania for
decades. Thanks to the state’s own network of resources, individuals
that want to pursue hair design careers have a good amount of information
to start with.

Pennsylvania State Board of Cosmetology
Associated Hair Professionals
Association of Cosmetology Salon Professionals

Find the Beauty Schools in Pennsylvania that interest you below,

Award Beauty & Barber School

26 East Antietam Street,
Hagerstown, MD 21740

Program: Cosmetology

Cutting Edge Academy

45 Sunset Strip & Route 10 East,
Roxbury, NJ 07876

Program: Cosmetology

The Beauty Institute - Schwarzkopf Professional - Allentown

1921 Union Boulevard,
Allentown, PA 18109

Program: Cosmetology

The Salon Professional Academy, formerly Pruontos Hair Design Institute

415 D Orchard Ave,
Altoona, PA 16601

Program: Cosmetology

The Beauty Institute | Schwarzkopf Professional - Ambler

50 East Butler Pike,
Ambler, PA 19002

Program: Cosmetology

Venus Beauty Academy

600 Turner Industrial Way,
Aston, PA 19014

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

Toni&Guy Hairdressing Academy - Erie

930 Peach Street,
Erie, PA 16501

Program: Cosmetology

Jolie Health and Beauty Academy

1057A North Church St.,
Hazleton, PA 18202

Program: Cosmetology

Empire Beauty School - Lancaster

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

Program: Cosmetology

Lancaster School of Cosmetology & Therapeutic Bodywork

50 Ranck Ave,
Lancaster, PA 17602

Program: Cosmetology

Lansdale School of Cosmetology, Inc.

215 W Main St,
Lansdale, PA 19446

Program: Cosmetology

Laurel Technical Institute

847 North Main Street,Suite 204
Meadville, PA 16335

Program: Cosmetology

The Cosmetology Academy at Douglas Education Center

130 Seventh Street,
Monessen, PA 15062

Program: Cosmetology

The Beauty Institute | Schwarzkopf Professional - Philadelphia

9902 Roosevelt Blvd,
Philadelphia, PA 19115

Program: Cosmetology

Laurel Technical Institute

200 Sterling Ave ,
Sharon, PA 16146

Program: Cosmetology

Venus Beauty Academy

1033 Chester Pike,
Sharon Hill, PA 19079

Program: Cosmetology

Stroudsburg School of Cosmetology

100 North 8th Street,
Stroudsburg, PA 18360

Program: Cosmetology

Laurel Business Institute

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

Program: Cosmetology

Jolie Health and Beauty Academy

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

Program: Cosmetology