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Cosmetology Schools in Washington

1,818 students earned Cosmetology degrees in Washington in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Cosmetology is the 3rd most popular major in the state.

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.8%
  • Black or African American: 6.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 17.8%
  • White: 58.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.1%
  • Other Races: 13.4%
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Jobs for Cosmetology Grads in Washington

19,650 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 Washington

A typical salary for a cosmetology grad in the state is $46,520, compared to a typical salary of $33,220 nationwide.

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There are 28 colleges in Washington that offer cosmetology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

379 Degrees in Major Awarded
510 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $18,700 a year. The 2.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $15,057.

153 Degrees in Major Awarded
284 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $8,881. The student loan default rate of 3.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

100 Degrees in Major Awarded
113 Total Students

99% of students get financical aid. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $15,377. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.

98 Degrees in Major Awarded
109 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $21,300 after earning their degree at this institution. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This private institution charges an average net price of $19,195.

98 Degrees in Major Awarded
166 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $12,290. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 81% get financial aid.

95 Degrees in Major Awarded
103 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $14,809.

95 Degrees in Major Awarded
83 Total Students

The 9.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. 56% of students get financical aid.

93 Degrees in Major Awarded
128 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $10,896. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. In their early career, Glen Dow Academy of Hair Design grads earn an average salary of $17,400.

81 Degrees in Major Awarded
109 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $23,400 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. This private school has an average net price of $14,015.

78 Degrees in Major Awarded
155 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $15,123. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.20%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 87% of students receive it.

Cosmetology Careers in WA

Some of the careers cosmetology majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Barbers 30% $54,180
Manicurists and Pedicurists 29% $29,760
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 27% $35,020
Skincare Specialists 26% $42,460
Personal Service Worker Supervisors 17% $43,730
Makeup Artists 0% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Culinary Arts 507
Other Personal & Culinary Services 18
Funeral & Mortuary Science 5

View all majors related to Cosmetology

View Nationwide Cosmetology Report

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