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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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,371 miles from location Charles H McCann Technical School North Adams MA n/a n/a n/a
5,343 miles from location Brio Academy of Cosmetology-Northampton Northampton MA n/a n/a n/a
5,279 miles from location Tri County Regional Vocational Technical High School Franklin MA n/a n/a n/a
5,258 miles from location Bristol Community College Fall River MA 11.2418 n/a 8,767
5,264 miles from location North Shore Community College Danvers MA 11.9872 n/a 7,968
5,337 miles from location Springfield Technical Community College Springfield MA 13.0038 n/a 6,782
5,301 miles from location Rob Roy Academy Worcester MA 24.1633 n/a 272
5,375 miles from location Mildred Elley Pittsfield MA 27.7575 n/a 235
5,265 miles from location Empire Beauty School-Boston Boston MA 19.9209 n/a 205
5,333 miles from location Pioneer Education dba Jolie Hair and Beauty Academy Ludlow MA 31.8897 n/a 182
5,271 miles from location Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics Woburn MA 34.2075 n/a 174
5,266 miles from location New England Hair Academy Malden MA 21.9223 n/a 172
5,241 miles from location Spa Tech Institute-Plymouth Plymouth MA 28.5577 n/a 152
5,260 miles from location Rob Roy Academy-Fall River Fall River MA 21.3585 n/a 148
5,267 miles from location Empire Beauty School-Malden Malden MA 24.7919 n/a 139
5,282 miles from location Empire Beauty School-Lowell Lowell MA 26.0613 n/a 113
5,339 miles from location Kay Harvey Academy of Hair Design West Springfield MA 34.3621 n/a 108
5,260 miles from location La Baron Hairdressing Academy Brockton MA 34.6073 n/a 104
5,260 miles from location Spa Tech Institute-Ipswich Ipswich MA 27.3982 n/a 98
0 miles from location Spa Tech Institute-Westboro Westborough MA 26.7338 n/a 94
5,215 miles from location Empire Beauty School-Hyannis Hyannis MA 27.1945 n/a 89
5,260 miles from location Massachusetts School of Barbering Quincy MA 28.7325 n/a 81
5,260 miles from location Mansfield Beauty Schools Quincy MA 30.1029 n/a 77
5,282 miles from location Empire Beauty School-Framingham Framingham MA 26.364 n/a 74
5,259 miles from location Rob Roy Academy-Taunton Taunton MA 23.0007 n/a 73
5,269 miles from location Elizabeth Grady School of Esthetics and Massage Therapy Medford MA 28.8896 n/a 69
5,282 miles from location Lowell Academy Hairstyling Institute Lowell MA 32.3969 n/a 67
5,247 miles from location La Baron Hairdressing Academy New Bedford MA 36.0102 n/a 60
5,305 miles from location Henris School of Hair Design Fitchburg MA 28.788 n/a 49
5,260 miles from location Ailano School of Cosmetology Brockton MA 32.6585 n/a 47
5,338 miles from location Mansfield Beauty Schools Springfield MA 28.6322 n/a 39
5,277 miles from location EINE Inc Tewksbury MA 38.2644 n/a 32
5,248 miles from location Rob Roy Academy-New Bedford Fall River MA 32.1897 n/a 23
5,299 miles from location Toni and Guy Hairdressing Academy Worcester MA 29.8502 n/a 17
5,340 miles from location DiGrigoli School of Cosmetology West Springfield MA 36.4652 n/a 15
 

Curious what studying Cosmetology gets you?

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

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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