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Cosmetology Schools in South Dakota

162 students earned Cosmetology degrees in South Dakota in the 2018-2019 year.

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.


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%

Jobs for Cosmetology Grads in South Dakota

In this state, there are 1,380 people employed in jobs related to a cosmetology degree, compared to 790,010 nationwide.


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.


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

An average student at Stewart School will pay a net price of $10,797. 78% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
57 Total Students

The 9.40% student loan default rate is lower than average. 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.


Headlines Academy Inc

Rapid City
27 Degrees in Major Awarded
80 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $9,914. 87% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,228 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Graduates earn an average $34,100 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 70% are considered full time.

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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