Salon Management

Great leadership skills can take you far in life, especially in your career. If you are looking for a way to take the next step in your beauty career, the field of salon management may be perfect for you.

Salons and spas all over Vermont rely on strong leaders to motivate staff, ensure that customers are happy, and help the business keep on growing.

State License Requirements

Although the state of Vermont does not have a salon manager license, we think it’s critical to your success to consider cosmetology licensure. Many of these programs include courses that cover important business topics, such as accounting, marketing, retail integration, and more. By accomplishing this goal, you can show your workers and customers that you can be someone they have confidence in to be the best in your role.

Education Details

Training in this field covers many different subjects. You may take some business management courses, which help you with administrative tasks as well as staff management. Other courses may focus specifically on the beauty industry and how to be a successful leader in this field. As you near the end of your program, you may complete an internship at a local salon to test your skills.

License Renewal
License Renewal Hours
License Renewal Period

If you do pursue a cosmetology license in Vermont, you will need to go through the license renewal process in odd-numbered years and pay a $130 fee.

Job Outlook Increase
Between 2012 - 2022

Vermont has a very strong beauty industry, which may be good news for you when you start your career. By the year 2022, job openings for salon managers may increase by 7%, according to O*Net. Across the board, Vermont salaries are higher than those reported in many other parts of the country. O*Net reports that the average salary for a Vermont salon manager is $38,100 per year.

Working as a Salon Manager

There are many different aspects to a salon management career, which is part of what makes it feel so exciting. You may start the day by checking the schedule, looking at incoming appointments, and ensuring that the floor is properly staffed. Throughout the day, you may supervise staff, check in with customers to ensure their needs are being met, and switch schedules around as needed. Administrative work is also important, so you should plan on spending some time in the office. This may involve processing financial information, creating schedules, or working on marketing materials.

State board Contact Information

Vermont Board of Barbers & Cosmetologists
89 Main St. 3rd Floor
Montpelier, VT 05620-3402
Phone Number: 802-828-1505
Fax Number: 802-828-2465
E-mail Address:

The Vermont 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 Vermont state cosmetology license.

Vermont has gotten to be an amenable area for those looking to be in the
beauty industry. As state projections show a continued rise year by year,
salon professionals find valuable guidance through these resources.

Vermont Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists
SalonSpa Professional Trade Association
Associated Hair Professionals

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