Cosmetology in Missouri

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Schools Offering Cosmetology Programs in Missouri


Approximately 0.9% of graduates in of Missouri receive cosmetology certificates every year. In other words, every year an estimated 1,654 cosmetologists graduate from Missouri's 41 cosmetology schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Missouri that has a cosmetology program is Poplar Bluff School District Practical Nurse Program. Poplar Bluff School District Practical Nurse Program, which was ranked 58th in the country in 2010, is located in Poplar Bluff. 18 students graduated with a certificate in cosmetology from Poplar Bluff School District Practical Nurse Program in 2010.

Warrensburg Area Career Center, which was ranked 61st nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Missouri that has a cosmetology program. It is located in Warrensburg. 8 students graduated with certificate in cosmetology from Warrensburg Area Career Center in 2010.

Waynesville Career Center, which was ranked 61st nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Missouri that has a cosmetology program. It is located in Waynesville. In 2010, Waynesville Career Center graduated 4 students from its cosmetology programs. Waynesville Career Center charged in-state students $0 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at Missouri's cosmetology schools ranges from $12,103 per year to $10,200 per year. But, the average tuition is $1,484 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Missouri cosmetology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Vatterott College - located in Joplin, students are charged $12,103 per year
  2. Vatterott College-St Charles Campus - located in Saint Charles, students are charged $12,010 per year
  3. Vatterott College - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $11,829 per year

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

  1. Vatterott College - located in Saint Joseph, students are charged $10,200 per year
  2. Vatterott College - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $11,740 per year
  3. Vatterott College - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $11,829 per year

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

The highest percentage of cosmetology graduates in Missouri pursue careers as a cosmetologist. 6,540 cosmetologists were working in Missouri in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Missouri cosmetologists:

  1. Bond County - 3,750 cosmetologists
  2. Franklin County - 2,850 cosmetologists
  3. Christian County - 520 cosmetologists

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of cosmetologists in Missouri will grow by 4%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 10,110 cosmetologists working in Missouri.

Salary

A cosmetologist in Missouri makes an average of $22,990 per year. However, Missouri cosmetologists earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,520 per year to more than $60,960 per year in 2010. The following counties in Missouri have the highest average salaries for cosmetologists:

  1. Callaway County - $30,580 per year
  2. Alexander County - $27,590 per year
  3. Butler County - $26,330 per year

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

  1. Adair County - $19,510 per year
  2. Christian County - $21,260 per year
  3. Doniphan County - $21,430 per year

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

  • Certificate in Cosmetology in Missouri

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 6,540 $22,990 -9.8%
2
Barbers 560 $22,600
3
Manicurists and Pedicurists 420 $22,950 61.5%
4
Skincare Specialists 420 $29,700 90.9%
 

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