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Schools Offering Beauty Programs in Louisiana


Each year, approximately 1.2% of Louisiana graduates receive certificates in beauty. That means an estimated 1,404 beauty professionals graduate from Louisiana's 39 beauty schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Louisiana with a beauty program is Alden's School of Cosmetology, which is located in Baker. In 2010, it was ranked 65th nationwide. In 2010, 24 students graduated from Alden's School of Cosmetology's beauty program.

The second-ranked school in Louisiana with a beauty program is Cosmetology Training Center, which is located in Lafayette. In 2010, it was ranked 66th nationwide. 39 students graduated with certificate in beauty from Cosmetology Training Center in 2010.

The third-ranked school in Louisiana with a beauty program is Aveda Institute-Lafayette, which is located in Lafayette. In 2010, it was ranked 67th nationwide. 95 students graduated with certificate in beauty from Aveda Institute-Lafayette in 2010. The tuition rate at Aveda Institute-Lafayette was $0 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Louisiana's beauty schools ranges from $14,745 per year to $1,032 per year. But, the average tuition is $743 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Louisiana beauty schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Remington College-Lafayette Campus - located in Lafayette, students are charged $14,745 per year
  2. Louisiana Technical College-West Jefferson Campus - located in Harvey, students are charged $2,955 per year
  3. Delgado Community College - located in New Orleans, students are charged $2,955 per year

The beauty schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Louisiana were:

  1. Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus - located in Lafayette, students are charged $1,032 per year
  2. Northwest Louisiana Technical College - located in Minden, students are charged $1,122 per year
  3. Central Louisiana Technical College-Alexandria Campus - located in Alexandria, students are charged $1,123 per year

A beauty certificate from a Louisiana school... what next?

Barber, esthetician, cosmetology instructor, and salon manager are the professions of choice for a majority of beauty graduates in Louisiana. 6,140 beauty professionals were working in Louisiana in 2010. Of these, 2,570 were hairdressers. In addition, were barbers, and 290 were estheticians. The following counties have the largest number of Louisiana beauty professionals:

  1. Ascension County - 1,320 beauty professionals
  2. Jefferson Davis County - 1,240 beauty professionals
  3. Bossier County - 670 beauty professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 11,000 beauty professionals will be working in Louisiana. This would require the number of beauty professional to grow by 14%.

Salary

On average, beauty professionals earn $31,964 per year. However, this number is only an average. Beauty professional in Louisiana had varying salaries from $15,500 to $93,000 per year in 2010. The following counties in Louisiana have the highest average salaries for beauty professionals:

  1. Acadia County - $35,645 per year
  2. Lafayette County - $35,347 per year
  3. Ascension County - $34,092 per year

The Louisiana counties with the lowest average salary for beauty professionals are:

  1. Lafourche County - $24,135 per year
  2. Allen County - $24,190 per year
  3. Bienville County - $25,310 per year

On average, the highest paid beauty professionals in Louisiana were:

  1. Cosmetology Instructor - $54,230 per year
  2. Salon Manager - $34,100 per year
  3. Hairdresser - $24,920 per year

On average, the lowest paid beauty professionals in Louisiana were:

  1. Esthetician - $24,440 per year
  2. Barber - $22,130 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in beauty in Louisiana 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.

  • Certificate in Beauty in Louisiana

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Barbers n/a $22,130
2
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 2,570 $24,920 -19.4%
3
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 2,160 $34,100 9.1%
4
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 1,120 $54,230 31.8%
5
Skincare Specialists 290 $24,440 123.1%
 

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