There are schools offering beauty programs in Alabama!
Schools Offering Beauty Programs in Alabama
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The top-ranked school in Alabama that has a beauty program is Alabama State College of Barber Styling. Alabama State College of Barber Styling, which was ranked 66th in the country in 2010, is located in Gardendale. 11 students graduated with a certificate in beauty from Alabama State College of Barber Styling in 2010.
The second-ranked school in Alabama that has a beauty program is Blue Cliff Career College. Blue Cliff Career College, which was ranked 68th in the country in 2010, is located in Mobile. In 2010, Blue Cliff Career College graduated 116 students from its beauty program.
The third-ranked school in Alabama with a beauty program is Southeastern School of Cosmetology, which is located in Birmingham. In 2010, it was ranked 69th nationwide. In 2010, Southeastern School of Cosmetology graduated 28 students from its beauty programs. The tuition rate at Southeastern School of Cosmetology was $0 per year.
If you choose to attend a Alabama beauty school, average tuition will be $3,292 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,308 per year to $12,300 per year. The Alabama beauty schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:
- Virginia College-Huntsville - located in Huntsville, students are charged $12,300 per year
- Virginia College-Montgomery - located in Montgomery, students are charged $12,100 per year
- Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus - located in Birmingham, students are charged $3,570 per year
The beauty schools in Alabama that charged the lowest tuition rates were:
- J F Ingram State Technical College - located in Deatsville, students are charged $1,308 per year
- Southern Union State Community College - located in Wadley, students are charged $2,834 per year
- Central Alabama Community College - located in Alexander City, students are charged $3,270 per year
A beauty certificate from an Alabama school... what next?
beauty graduates in Alabama can go into a variety of professions such as barber, esthetician, cosmetology instructor, and salon manager. If you decide to work as a beauty professional in Alabama, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 7,010 Alabama beauty professional as of 2010. This number includes 3,250 hairdressers, barbers, and 200 estheticians. In Alabama, the largest numbers of beauty professional work in the following counties:
- Bibb County - 1,360 beauty professionals
- Limestone County - 850 beauty professionals
- Mobile County - 790 beauty professionals
The government projects that, by 2018, the number of beauty professionals in the state of Alabama will grow to 15,770. This would require a 18% growth in the field.
beauty professionals in Alabama make an average of $30,894 per year. In 2010, however, some Alabama beauty professional earned as little as less than $15,370 per year or as much as more than $75,340 per year. Beauty professionals in the following Alabama counties make the highest salaries on average:
- Autauga County - $40,990 per year
- Limestone County - $34,927 per year
- Bibb County - $34,615 per year
The Alabama counties with the lowest average salary for beauty professionals are:
- Lawrence County - $23,995 per year
- Cullman County - $24,315 per year
- Bullock County - $24,465 per year
The beauty professionals with highest average salaries in Alabama were:
- Cosmetology Instructor - $46,160 per year
- Salon Manager - $32,800 per year
- Esthetician - $27,270 per year
The beauty professionals with lowest average salaries in Alabama were:
- Hairdresser - $24,210 per year
- Barber - $24,030 per year
For more data regarding a career in beauty in Alabama and to compare salaries with various related fields such as cosmetology or fashion, take a look at the graphs and charts below.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Beauty in Alabama
- Certificate in Beauty in Alabama
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|6,040 miles from location||Paul Mitchell the School-Huntsville||Huntsville||AL||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|6,051 miles from location||John C Calhoun State Community College||Tanner||AL||9.72355||n/a||11,212|
|5,995 miles from location||Gadsden State Community College||Gadsden||AL||17.7292||n/a||6,917|
|6,040 miles from location||George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville||Hanceville||AL||24.8428||n/a||6,311|
|6,084 miles from location||Shelton State Community College||Tuscaloosa||AL||7.95344||n/a||5,808|
|5,968 miles from location||Southern Union State Community College||Wadley||AL||13.8231||n/a||5,111|
|5,957 miles from location||George C Wallace Community College-Dothan||Dothan||AL||12.4472||n/a||4,653|
|6,055 miles from location||Bevill State Community College||Jasper||AL||14.0469||n/a||4,554|
|6,093 miles from location||Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals||Muscle Shoals||AL||15.3568||n/a||4,520|
|6,045 miles from location||Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus||Birmingham||AL||15.7035||n/a||4,353|
|6,109 miles from location||Bishop State Community College||Mobile||AL||8.92793||n/a||3,598|
|5,988 miles from location||Northeast Alabama Community College||Rainsville||AL||19.7256||n/a||3,370|
|6,006 miles from location||Snead State Community College||Boaz||AL||17.4406||n/a||2,483|
|5,990 miles from location||Central Alabama Community College||Alexander City||AL||11.6004||n/a||2,441|
|6,051 miles from location||George C Wallace State Community College-Selma||Selma||AL||12.8749||n/a||1,938|
|6,017 miles from location||Lurleen B Wallace Community College||Andalusia||AL||12.8289||n/a||1,790|
|6,011 miles from location||H Councill Trenholm State Technical College||Montgomery||AL||15.9418||n/a||1,733|
|6,052 miles from location||Jefferson Davis Community College||Brewton||AL||21.1461||n/a||1,433|
|6,068 miles from location||Alabama Southern Community College||Monroeville||AL||9.92787||n/a||1,431|
|6,030 miles from location||J F Drake State Technical College||Huntsville||AL||9.75257||n/a||1,258|
|6,002 miles from location||Virginia College-Montgomery||Montgomery||AL||11.7715||62%||1,012|
|6,032 miles from location||Virginia College-Huntsville||Huntsville||AL||25.0555||100%||934|
|6,045 miles from location||Reid State Technical College||Evergreen||AL||13.6293||n/a||760|
|6,015 miles from location||J F Ingram State Technical College||Deatsville||AL||11.399||n/a||543|
|6,115 miles from location||Fortis College School of Cosmetology||Mobile||AL||n/a||n/a||225|
|6,113 miles from location||Blue Cliff Career College||Mobile||AL||31.7788||48%||220|
|6,043 miles from location||Southeastern School of Cosmetology||Birmingham||AL||30.5895||n/a||118|
|6,041 miles from location||Xcell Academy-A Paul Mitchell Partner School||Birmingham||AL||n/a||n/a||112|
|6,035 miles from location||Alabama State College of Barber Styling||Gardendale||AL||34.4308||n/a||15|
Curious what studying Beauty gets you?
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|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists +||3,250||$24,210||7.3%|
|Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary +||1,910||$46,160||30.8%|
|First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers +||1,650||$32,800||1.9%|
|Skincare Specialists +||200||$27,270||-35.5%|
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