Beauty in Maryland

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Schools Offering Beauty Programs in Maryland

Around 1.0% of Maryland's graduates graduate from beauty certificate programs every year. That means an estimated 1,295 beauty professionals graduate from Maryland's 21 beauty schools each year.

Top Schools

Aaron's Academy of Beauty, which is located in Waldorf, is the top-ranked school in Maryland that has a beauty program. It received a ranking of 66th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Aaron's Academy of Beauty graduated 16 students from its beauty program.

Maryland Beauty Academy, which is located in Reisterstown, is the second-ranked school in Maryland that has a beauty program. It received a ranking of 66th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Maryland Beauty Academy graduated 10 students from its beauty program.

The Fila Academy Inc, which was ranked 66th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Maryland that has a beauty program. It is located in Glen Burnie. In 2010, The Fila Academy Inc graduated 75 students from its beauty programs. The Fila Academy Inc charged in-state students $0 in tuition fees per year.


In 2010, the following Maryland beauty schools had the highest tuition rates:

The lowest tuition rates at Maryland beauty schools were charged at the following schools:

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

Many Maryland beauty graduates become a esthetician, cosmetology instructor, and salon manager. 13,390 beauty professionals were working in Maryland in 2010. Of these, 9,230 were hairdressers. In addition, 430 were estheticians, and 1,200 were cosmetology instructors. In Maryland, the largest numbers of beauty professional work in the following counties:

  1. Anne Arundel County - 6,770 beauty professionals
  2. Frederick County - 3,160 beauty professionals
  3. Washington County - 610 beauty professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of beauty professionals in the state of Maryland will grow to 23,980. This would require a 15% growth in the field.


beauty professionals in Maryland earn $37,308 per year on average. However, Maryland beauty professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,670 per year to more than $77,060 per year in 2010. Beauty professionals in the following Maryland counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. St. Mary's County - $39,120 per year
  2. Allegany County - $37,743 per year
  3. Anne Arundel County - $36,933 per year

Beauty professionals in the following counties in Maryland make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Garrett County - $22,320 per year
  2. Somerset County - $29,735 per year
  3. Washington County - $30,085 per year

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

  1. Cosmetology Instructor - $50,250 per year
  2. Salon Manager - $39,910 per year
  3. Esthetician - $29,870 per year

The beauty professionals with lowest average salaries in Maryland were:

  1. Esthetician - $29,870 per year
  2. Hairdresser - $29,200 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Maryland statistics regarding a career in beauty and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as cosmetology or fashion.

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

  • Certificate in Beauty in Maryland

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,518 miles from location Medix School-West Windsor Mill MD 26.1834 100% 846
5,532 miles from location American Beauty Academy Silver Spring MD 25.6184 100% 645
5,513 miles from location Baltimore School of Massage Linthicum Heights MD 23.7302 n/a 252
5,521 miles from location Hair Academy Inc-New Carrollton Hyattsville MD 19.7674 n/a 205
5,554 miles from location The Temple-A Paul Mitchell Partner School Frederick MD n/a n/a 171
5,573 miles from location Award Beauty School Hagerstown MD 20.2678 n/a 154
5,510 miles from location The Fila Academy Inc Glen Burnie MD 33.3745 n/a 147
5,529 miles from location Montgomery Beauty School Silver Spring MD 20.2629 n/a 114
5,535 miles from location Hair Expressions Academy Rockville MD 28.2903 n/a 112
5,520 miles from location Empire Beauty School-Owings Mills Owings Mills MD 16.3207 n/a 111
5,511 miles from location Baltimore Studio of Hair Design Baltimore MD 27.4059 n/a 100
5,504 miles from location Maryland Beauty Academy of Essex Essex MD 33.1449 n/a 97
5,628 miles from location International Beauty School Cumberland MD 28.6487 n/a 92
5,494 miles from location Blades School of Hair Design California MD 27.3993 n/a 76
5,447 miles from location Delmarva Beauty Academy Salisbury MD 29.9277 n/a 69
5,519 miles from location Aaron's Academy of Beauty Waldorf MD 34.1723 n/a 61
5,515 miles from location Robert Paul Academy of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences Lutherville Timonium MD 31.3483 100% 40
5,524 miles from location Maryland Beauty Academy Reisterstown MD 34.1118 n/a 38
5,539 miles from location Aesthetics Institute of Cosmetology Gaithersburg MD 30.7668 n/a 34
5,555 miles from location Frederick School of Cosmetology Frederick MD n/a n/a 30
5,499 miles from location International Beauty School-Bel Air Bel Air MD 24.5087 n/a 15

Curious what studying Beauty gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Maryland

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists + 9,230 $29,200 -2.3%
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers + 2,530 $39,910 13.5%
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary + 1,200 $50,250 15.4%
Skincare Specialists + 430 $29,870 -27.1%

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