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Cosmetology Schools in Florida

9,516 students earned Cosmetology degrees in Florida in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Cosmetology is the 2nd most popular major in the state.

Gender Distribution

In Florida, a cosmetology major is more popular with women than with men.

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Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of cosmetology majors in Florida is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.8%
  • Black or African American: 22.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 38.3%
  • White: 31.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.9%
  • Other Races: 4.7%
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Jobs for Cosmetology Grads in Florida

47,400 people in the state and 790,010 in the nation are employed in jobs related to cosmetology.

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Wages for Cosmetology Jobs in Florida

In this state, cosmetology grads earn an average of $31,530. Nationwide, they make an average of $33,220.

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There are 121 colleges in Florida that offer cosmetology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

321 Degrees in Major Awarded
574 Total Students

92% of students get financical aid. An average student at Aveda Institute - Tallahassee will pay a net price of $17,356. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,400 after earning their degree at this institution.

#2

Boca Beauty Academy

Boca Raton
308 Degrees in Major Awarded
100 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. 94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. An average student at Boca Beauty Academy will pay a net price of $13,517.

297 Degrees in Major Awarded
301 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $12,300 a year. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $19,875.

289 Degrees in Major Awarded
551 Total Students

The 4.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $18,940.

272 Degrees in Major Awarded
462 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $23,200 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $19,282.

239 Degrees in Major Awarded
272 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 64% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $12,700 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

237 Degrees in Major Awarded
307 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $22,144. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

#8

Bene's Career Academy

New Port Richey
229 Degrees in Major Awarded
336 Total Students

9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $13,500 after earning their degree at this institution. The 1.90% student loan default rate is lower than average.

#9

Sunstate Academy

Fort Myers
213 Degrees in Major Awarded
372 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.50%. Graduates earn an average $16,700 after graduation. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

194 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,833 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 43% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,384.

Cosmetology Careers in FL

Some of the careers cosmetology majors go into include:

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Personal Service Worker Supervisors 21% $38,890
Skincare Specialists 19% $31,370
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 17% $24,350
Manicurists and Pedicurists 16% $24,220

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to cosmetology.

Major Annual Graduates in FL
Culinary Arts 1,499
Funeral & Mortuary Science 90

View all majors related to Cosmetology

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