Cosmetology in Arizona

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Schools Offering Cosmetology Programs in Arizona


Around 1.0% of Arizona's graduates graduate from cosmetology certificate programs every year. That means an estimated 2,264 cosmetologists graduate from Arizona's 33 cosmetology schools each year.

Top Schools

Regency Beauty Institute-East Tucson, which was ranked 57th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Arizona that has a cosmetology program. It is located in Tucson. In 2010, Regency Beauty Institute-East Tucson graduated 62 students from its cosmetology program.

The second-ranked school in Arizona with a cosmetology program is Brillare Hairdressing Academy, which is located in Scottsdale. In 2010, it was ranked 62nd nationwide. In 2010, Brillare Hairdressing Academy graduated 192 students from its cosmetology program.

East Valley Institute of Technology, which was ranked 62nd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Arizona that has a cosmetology program. It is located in Mesa. In 2010, 14 students graduated from East Valley Institute of Technology cosmetology program. The tuition rate at East Valley Institute of Technology was $0 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Arizona's cosmetology schools ranges from $1,520 per year to $1,414 per year. But, the average tuition is $101 per year. In 2010, the following Arizona cosmetology schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Eastern Arizona College - located in Thatcher, students are charged $1,520 per year
  2. Northland Pioneer College - located in Holbrook, students are charged $1,414 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Arizona cosmetology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Northland Pioneer College - located in Holbrook, students are charged $1,414 per year
  2. Eastern Arizona College - located in Thatcher, students are charged $1,520 per year

A cosmetology certificate from an Arizona school... what next?

The highest percentage of cosmetology graduates in Arizona pursue careers as a cosmetologist. Arizona had 6,070 cosmetologists in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Arizona cosmetologists:

  1. Maricopa County - 4,690 cosmetologists
  2. Pima County - 1,060 cosmetologists
  3. Yuma County - 120 cosmetologists

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 9,940 cosmetologists will be working in Arizona state. This would require the number of cosmetologists to shrink by 0%.

Salary

A cosmetologist in Arizona makes an average of $24,380 per year. However, Arizona cosmetologists earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,420 per year to more than $49,180 per year in 2010. On average a cosmetologist earns the most in the following Arizona counties:

  1. Coconino County - $28,200 per year
  2. Pima County - $24,750 per year
  3. Maricopa County - $24,310 per year

The Arizona counties with the lowest average salary for cosmetologists are:

  1. Cochise County - $22,160 per year
  2. Yuma County - $22,710 per year
  3. Maricopa County - $24,310 per year

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Cosmetology in Arizona
  • Certificate in Cosmetology in Arizona

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 6,070 $24,380 32.0%
2
Manicurists and Pedicurists 680 $23,980
3
Skincare Specialists 570 $37,630 -6.6%
4
Shampooers 230 $18,240 21.1%
 

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