Beauty Schools in Illinois

Illinois employs more than 15,000 beauty professionals, of which about 11,000 work in the Chicago metropolitan area. The Illinois Department of Employment Security expects 18 percent growth in these occupations through 2018. You can start a career as a beauty professional by attending one of many beauty schools in Illinois.

Contact the schools you see listed below to learn more about your options!

A beauty career in Illinois requires attending a beauty academy licensed by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Illinois has numerous beauty schools that offer programs from overall barbering and cosmetology, to hairstyling, to esthetician training, to nail technology.

Illinois with its major hubs of fashion and beauty - Chicago, Rockford and Springfield - is a great state for prospective beauty students to begin training to master their skills at one of the many excellent Illinois beauty colleges.

The state of Illinois requires 1500 hours of training to sit for the board exams and get your cosmetology license, 350 hours to become a nail technician, or 750 hours to become an esthetician. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics the annual mean salary range for cosmetologists is $26,110 to $27,610 per year before tips, with a mean IL cosmetologist salary of $27,610. The average median salary for nail technicians is $22,190 and the median salary for estheticians is $34,520 in Illinois.

Find the Beauty Schools in Illinois that interest you below,

Capri College | Davenport - IA
American Hair Academy | Mount Pleasant - IA
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture | Bridgeview - IL
Make Up First ® School of Make Up Artistry | Chicago - IL
Steven Papageorge Hair Academy | Chicago - IL
Cosmetology & Spa Academy | Chicago Area/Schaumburg - IL
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture | Chicago NE - IL
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture | Chicago NW - IL
Cosmetology & Spa Academy | Crystal Lake - IL
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture | Danville - IL
New Age Spa Institute | Des Plaines - IL
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture | Elgin - IL
Hair Professionals Academy | Elgin-West Dundee - IL
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture | Glendale Heights - IL
Empire Beauty School - Hanover Park-Chicago | Hanover Park-Chicago - IL
Professional's Choice Hair Design Academy | Joliet - IL
Educators of Beauty College of Cosmetology | La Salle - IL
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture | Libertyville - IL
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture | Normal - IL
G Skin & Beauty Institute | Oak Brook - IL
John Amico School of Hair Design | Oak Forest - IL
Cameo Beauty Academy | Oak Lawn - IL
Hair Professionals Career College | Oswego - IL
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture | Peoria - IL
Educators of Beauty College of Cosmetology | Rockford - IL
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture | Rockford - IL
Estelle Skin Care and Spa Institute | Skokie - IL
University of Spa and Cosmetology Arts | Springfield - IL
Educators of Beauty College of Cosmetology | Sterling - IL
Empire Beauty School - Stone Park-Chicago | Stone Park - IL
Hair Professionals Career College | Sycamore - IL
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture | Urbana - IL
Empire Beauty School - Vernon Hills-Chicago | Vernon Hills - IL
Advanced Educator | Washington - IL
Look Image Academy Permanent Make-Up Academy | Newport - RI