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Cosmetology Schools in South Dakota

162 Cosmetology students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Cosmetology major is the 4th most popular major in this state.

Gender Distribution

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

Cosmetology Majors in SD Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of cosmetology majors in South Dakota is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.9%
  • Black or African American: 4.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.1%
  • White: 78.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 8.6%
Cosmetology Majors in SD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Cosmetology Grads in South Dakota

There are 1,380 people in the state and 790,010 people in the nation working in cosmetology jobs.

Cosmetology Jobs Nationwide vs. SD

Wages for Cosmetology Jobs in South Dakota

In this state, cosmetology grads earn an average of $37,410. Nationwide, they make an average of $33,220.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in South Dakota that offer cosmetology degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:


Stewart School

Sioux Falls
78 Degrees in Major Awarded
117 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,200 after earning their degree at this institution. An average student at Stewart School will pay a net price of $10,797. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.30%.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
57 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $8,428. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $19,900 after earning their degree at this institution. 12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.


Headlines Academy Inc

Rapid City
27 Degrees in Major Awarded
80 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 87% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $17,600 after graduation. This private institution charges an average net price of $9,914.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,228 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $12,437. The student loan default rate of 8.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. In their early career, LATI grads earn an average salary of $34,100.

Cosmetology Careers in SD

Some of the careers cosmetology majors go into include:

Job Title SD Job Growth SD Median Salary
Manicurists and Pedicurists 11% $0
Personal Service Worker Supervisors 10% $36,540
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 9% $29,840
Skincare Specialists 0% $42,900

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

Major Annual Graduates in SD
Culinary Arts 12

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