Cosmetology in Massachusetts

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Schools Offering Cosmetology Programs in Massachusetts


Each year, roughly 1.1% of Massachusetts students graduate with certificates in cosmetology. That means an estimated 2,328 cosmetologists graduate from Massachusetts' 35 cosmetology schools each year.

Top Schools

EINE Inc, which is located in Tewksbury, is the top-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a cosmetology program. It received a ranking of 62nd in the country in 2010. 23 students graduated with a certificate in cosmetology from EINE Inc in 2010.

The second-ranked school in Massachusetts with a cosmetology program is DiGrigoli School of Cosmetology, which is located in West Springfield. In 2010, it was ranked 64th nationwide. 35 students graduated with certificate in cosmetology from DiGrigoli School of Cosmetology in 2010.

La Baron Hairdressing Academy, which is located in New Bedford, is the third-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a cosmetology program. It received a ranking of 64th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 64 students graduated from La Baron Hairdressing Academy cosmetology program. La Baron Hairdressing Academy charged in-state students $0 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Massachusetts' cosmetology schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $629 per year, though tuition can range from $8,430 per year to $3,578 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Massachusetts cosmetology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Mildred Elley - located in Pittsfield, students are charged $8,430 per year
  2. Springfield Technical Community College - located in Springfield, students are charged $4,386 per year
  3. North Shore Community College - located in Danvers, students are charged $3,720 per year

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

  1. Bristol Community College - located in Fall River, students are charged $3,578 per year
  2. North Shore Community College - located in Danvers, students are charged $3,720 per year
  3. Springfield Technical Community College - located in Springfield, students are charged $4,386 per year

A cosmetology certificate from a Massachusetts school... what next?

The highest percentage of cosmetology graduates in Massachusetts pursue careers as a cosmetologist. Massachusetts had 10,530 cosmetologists in 2010. The Massachusetts counties with the largest populations of cosmetologists are:

  1. Bristol County - 6,090 cosmetologists
  2. Middlesex County - 1,090 cosmetologists
  3. Essex County - 1,060 cosmetologists

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 19,430 cosmetologists will be working in Massachusetts state. This would require the number of cosmetologists to grow by 11%.

Salary

On average, cosmetologists earn $29,980 per year. But, salaries for cosmetologists can vary. In 2010, cosmetologists made as little as less than $16,740 per year or as much as more than $68,590 per year in Massachusetts. A cosmetologist in the following Massachusetts counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Bristol County - $30,530 per year
  2. Barnstable County - $29,760 per year
  3. Windham County - $29,130 per year

On average, cosmetologists earns the least in the following Massachusetts counties:

  1. Franklin County - $24,250 per year
  2. Hartford County - $25,960 per year
  3. Worcester County - $26,200 per year

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

  • Certificate in Cosmetology in Massachusetts

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 10,530 $29,980 3.8%
2
Manicurists and Pedicurists 1,640 $27,400
3
Skincare Specialists 1,340 $36,920 41.1%
4
Shampooers 390 $25,140 -35.0%
 

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