SALON MANAGEMENT - DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Salon Management
IN
District of Columbia

Have you thought you might like to get into the area of spa or salon management? Are you interested in the business end of the beauty business? Are you looking for a pathway that will move your career upwards and onwards in responsibility and income?

If you can answer “yes” to these questions, and you know yourself to be a hard worker with a great work ethic, a career in spa or salon management may be a great career path for you! There is always high demand for capable, competent managers within the beauty industry.

State License Requirements
500
Hours Manager Training + Cosmetology License

Before you can become licensed as a salon manager in Washington DC, you must complete 1,500 hours of training and become a licensed cosmetologist. Once you’ve earned your beauty license, you can complete an additional 500 hours of education to become a manager. You must pay a total of $230 in application, examination, and licensing fees.

Find out how to become a cosmetologist and salon manager:

District of Columbia Board of Barber and Cosmetology

Education Details

Fortunately, most schools of hairdressing and cosmetology offer certificate programs in spa and salon management, and these schools are located all over the country. Most people who study this specialty are already credentialed in the beauty industry, either as a cosmetologist or cosmetology instructor, so the main focus of their coursework will be the business skills you need to acquire. Things like handling salon and spa finances, interviewing, hiring, and managing salon staff, leadership, safety and compliance laws, marketing and advertising, and more are among the subjects taught. A program will typically last between six and twelve months, and earn you 15 to 30 credits.

License Renewal
6
License Renewal Hours
2 Years*
License Renewal Period

The nice thing about not having to earn a salon manager’s license in DC is that you can choose a cosmetology program that fits the kind of salon you want to manage. If you want to open a full service salon, and qualify to work in as many places as possible, we recommend earning your cosmetology license. In DC, the Board of Barber and Cosmetology requires completion of a 1,500-hour program, and an examination. After you are licensed, you will need to renew every two years for a $105 fee, and a requirement for 6 continuing education courses.

Careers
$51,790
Salary
10.90%*
Job Outlook Increase
Between 2012 - 2022

The median salary for spa and salon managers in 2013, the most recent year for which this data is available, was $45,900 according to O*Net, making it one of the highest median salaries in the beauty industry. And the expectation is that the need for spa and salon managers will grow at a good clip: 22% between 2012 and 2022, meaning the jobs are likely to be there when you complete your schooling.

Working as a Salon Manager

So what does a spa or salon manager do in a day? He or she actually wears many hats. They must respond to questions and complaints by clients, and schedule client appointments. They need to monitor the performance and functioning of the staff to make sure they are working efficiently and effectively, and that clients are satisfied with the services they are receiving. They need to ensure that safety and hygiene standards are being met. They need to sell products, services, or memberships. They have a whole additional set of tasks they are responsible out of the view of clients, in the office. There, they must maintain client databases, interview and hire staff, handle the financial end of the business, coordinate schedules, plan marketing and advertising campaigns. These many tasks keep a spa or salon manager quite busy, and his or her job would require working long hours. You might be the first one into the salon in the morning, and the last one to leave at night.

State board Contact Information

Washington, DC State Board of Barber Cosmetology
1100 4th Street SW
Washington, DC 20024
Board of Commission Phone Number: 202-442-4320
Fax Number: 202-698-4329
E-mail Address: SheldonJ.Brown@dc.gov

The Washington D.C. State Board of Cosmetology can help you with replacing a lost cosmetology license, updating change of name or change of address information, and acquiring out-of-state and other useful forms, as well as answer additional questions about obtaining a District of Columbia cosmetology license.

The District of Columbia is home to a bustling beauty industry. This is
reinforced by a multitude of salons and small shops keeping locals looking
their best. Shop owners know it pays to understand salon management,
and they go to these groups for insight.

District of Columbia Board of Barbers and Cosmetology
Professional Beauty Association
Internatonal SalonSpa Business Network

 

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Find the Beauty Schools in District of Columbia that interest you below,

Hair Academy II

3705 Branch Ave,Lower Level - Iverson Mall
Hillcrest Heights, MD 20748

Program: Cosmetology

Your Cosmetology or Professional Barbering Career Training Starts Here! Hair Academy Beauty & Barber School has trained students for an exciting career in cosmetology in the PG County/ DC Metro area for over 30 Your Cosmetology or Professional Barbering Career Training Starts Here! Hair Academy Beauty & Barber School has trained students for an exciting career in cosmetology in the PG County/ DC Metro area for over 30 years. Hair Academy offers training for students who want a career in Cosmetology and Professional Barbering. The facility features modern beauty equipment, separate theory classrooms, and a modern salon where advanced students receive practical and clinical training. Career Training Cosmetology Operator Program Day and evening classes Flexible schedules Professional Barbering Program Serving PG County/DC Metro area for over 30 years. You can become a licensed Barber in 7.5 months. Financial Aid Available (to those who qualify). Job Placement Assistance.  Financial Aid and Accreditation Hair Academy Beauty & Barber School is approved by the U.S. Department of Education and is eligible to participate in Title IV Financial Aid Programs (to those who qualify). Our Financial Aid department is available to guide you through the application process for financial aid in your state. Hair Academy Beauty & Barber School is nationally accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences Advantages of a Career in Cosmetology  and Professional Barbering An in-demand career Becoming a trained professional in about a year Great income potential Job security Using your creativity to help people look their best Flexible hours The opportunity to work in a variety of career options, from salon owner to platform artist Contact Us Today! We appreciate your interest and look forward to hearing from you!
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Hair Academy Cosmetology, Barber & Massage School

8435 Annapolis Road,
New Carrollton, MD 20784

Program: Cosmetology

Your Cosmetology or Professional Barbering Career Training Starts Here! Hair Academy Beauty & Barber School has trained students for an exciting career in cosmetology in the PG County/ DC Metro area for over 30 Your Cosmetology or Professional Barbering Career Training Starts Here! Hair Academy Beauty & Barber School has trained students for an exciting career in cosmetology in the PG County/ DC Metro area for over 30 years. Hair Academy offers training for students who want a career in Cosmetology and Professional Barbering. The facility features modern beauty equipment, separate theory classrooms, and a modern salon where advanced students receive practical and clinical training. Career Training Cosmetology Operator Program Day and evening classes Flexible schedules Professional Barbering Program Serving PG County/DC Metro area for over 30 years. You can become a licensed Barber in 7.5 months. Financial Aid Available (to those who qualify). Job Placement Assistance.  Financial Aid and Accreditation Hair Academy Beauty & Barber School is approved by the U.S. Department of Education and is eligible to participate in Title IV Financial Aid Programs (to those who qualify). Our Financial Aid department is available to guide you through the application process for financial aid in your state. Hair Academy Beauty & Barber School is nationally accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences Advantages of a Career in Cosmetology  and Professional Barbering An in-demand career Becoming a trained professional in about a year Great income potential Job security Using your creativity to help people look their best Flexible hours The opportunity to work in a variety of career options, from salon owner to platform artist Contact Us Today! We appreciate your interest and look forward to hearing from you!
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Montgomery Beauty and Barber School

8736 Arliss Street,
Silver Spring, MD 20901

Program: Cosmetology

Your Cosmetology, Professional Barbering and Massage Therapy Career Training Starts Here!  Montgomery Beauty and Barber School has trained students for exciting careers in Cosmetology, Professional Barbering and Massage Therapy Program in the Montgomery County/ DC Metro area Your Cosmetology, Professional Barbering and Massage Therapy Career Training Starts Here!  Montgomery Beauty and Barber School has trained students for exciting careers in Cosmetology, Professional Barbering and Massage Therapy Program in the Montgomery County/ DC Metro area for over 30 years. The School offers training for students who want to pursue a career in Cosmetology and Professional Barbering.  The school features modern beauty and barber equipment, separate theory classrooms, and a modern salon-spop environment where advanced students receive practical and clinical training. Career Training At-a-Glance: Cosmetology Operator Program: You can become a licensed Cosmetologist in 9 months. • Financial Aid Available (to those who qualify) • Day and evening classes, flexible schedules • Job Placement Assistance Professional Barbering Program: You can become a licensed Barber in 7.5 months. • Financial Aid Available (to those who qualify) • Day and evening classes, flexible schedules • Job Placement Assistance Financial Aid and Accreditation  Montgomery Beauty and Barber School is approved by the U.S. Department of Education and is eligible to participate in Title IV Financial Aid Programs (for those who qualify). Our on-site Financial Aid Department is available to guide you through the application process for financial aid. Montgomery Beauty and Barber School is Nationally Accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences Advantages of a Career in Cosmetology and Professional Barbering! An in-demand career Becoming a trained professional in less then a year Great income potential Job security Using your creativity to help people look and feel their best Flexible hours The opportunity to work in a variety of career options, from salon/shop owner or platform artist. Contact Us Today!  We appreciate your interest and look forward to hearing from you!
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