Cosmetology in New York

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Schools Offering Cosmetology Programs in New York


Around 0.9% of New York's graduates graduate from cosmetology certificate programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 4,954 cosmetologists graduate from New York's 44 cosmetology schools.

Top Schools

USA Beauty School International, which is located in New York, is the top-ranked school in New York that has a cosmetology program. It received a ranking of 57th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 371 students graduated from USA Beauty School International's cosmetology program.

The second-ranked school in New York that has a cosmetology program is A.B.I. School of Barbering & Cosmetology of Chelsea Inc.. A.B.I. School of Barbering & Cosmetology of Chelsea Inc., which was ranked 60th in the country in 2010, is located in New York. 219 students graduated with certificate in cosmetology from A.B.I. School of Barbering & Cosmetology of Chelsea Inc. in 2010.

The third-ranked school in New York with a cosmetology program is Erie 1 BOCES, which is located in Buffalo. In 2010, it was ranked 62nd nationwide. In 2010, Erie 1 BOCES graduated 74 students from its cosmetology programs. Erie 1 BOCES charged in-state students $0 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

In 2010, the following New York cosmetology schools had the highest tuition rates:

The cosmetology schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in New York were:

A cosmetology certificate from a New York school... what next?

The highest percentage of cosmetology graduates in New York pursue careers as a cosmetologist. In 2010, there were 25,160 cosmetologists working in New York. The largest populations of New York cosmetologists are working in the following counties:

  1. Bergen County - 15,740 cosmetologists
  2. Nassau County - 4,730 cosmetologists
  3. Erie County - 1,770 cosmetologists

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 44,260 cosmetologists will be working in New York state. This would require the number of cosmetologists to grow by 10%.

Salary

A cosmetologist in New York makes an average of $28,520 per year. In 2010, however, some New York cosmetologists earned as little as less than $15,660 per year or as much as more than $44,210 per year. The counties in New York with the highest average salary for a cosmetologist are:

  1. Bergen County - $31,240 per year
  2. Warren County - $28,750 per year
  3. Dutchess County - $27,810 per year

On average, cosmetologists earns the least in the following New York counties:

  1. Columbia County - $20,850 per year
  2. Allegany County - $21,600 per year
  3. Chemung County - $22,090 per year

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

  • Certificate in Cosmetology in New York

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,391 miles from location Hair Design Institute at Fifth Avenue New York NY n/a n/a n/a
5,661 miles from location The Salon Professional Academy Tonawanda NY n/a n/a n/a
5,395 miles from location Academy of Cosmetology and Esthetics NYC Staten Island NY n/a n/a n/a
5,405 miles from location John Paolo's Xtreme Beauty Institute-Goldwell Pro Latham NY n/a n/a n/a
5,531 miles from location Onondaga Cortland Madison BOCES Liverpool NY 28.051 n/a 912
5,390 miles from location Empire Beauty School-Manhattan New York NY 25.7186 n/a 464
5,602 miles from location Continental School of Beauty Culture Rochester NY 29.1042 n/a 415
5,359 miles from location Western Suffolk BOCES Northport NY 22.5858 n/a 348
5,406 miles from location Austin's School of Spa Technology Albany NY 19.894 n/a 348
5,658 miles from location Erie 1 BOCES Buffalo NY 37.5534 100% 306
5,351 miles from location Long Island Beauty School Hauppauge NY 28.2785 n/a 294
5,391 miles from location USA Beauty School International New York NY 42.6048 100% 293
5,657 miles from location Leon Studio One School of Hair Design Buffalo NY 0.0 n/a 281
5,366 miles from location Brittany Beauty School Levittown NY 29.8619 n/a 247
5,387 miles from location Brittany Beauty School Bronx NY 27.1961 n/a 215
5,385 miles from location American Beauty School Bronx NY 23.0511 n/a 192
5,656 miles from location Continental School of Beauty Culture Buffalo NY 23.6353 n/a 167
5,405 miles from location Orlo School of Hair Design and Cosmetology Albany NY 34.8218 100% 154
5,661 miles from location Continental School of Beauty Culture Buffalo NY 21.6225 n/a 143
5,372 miles from location Long Island Beauty School Inc Hempstead NY 19.3878 n/a 143
5,391 miles from location Aveda Institute New York New York NY 37.0237 n/a 136
5,387 miles from location Empire Beauty School-Queens Astoria NY 27.9657 n/a 135
5,391 miles from location A.B.I. School of Barbering & Cosmetology of Chelsea Inc. New York NY 39.9037 100% 133
5,633 miles from location Continental School of Beauty Culture Olean NY 21.1944 n/a 122
5,602 miles from location Shear Ego International School of Hair Design Rochester NY 33.8169 n/a 119
5,389 miles from location Empire Beauty School-Brooklyn Brooklyn NY 31.7671 n/a 117
5,528 miles from location Phillips Hairstyling Institute Syracuse NY 27.583 100% 116
5,396 miles from location Capri School of Hair Design Nanuet NY 30.6872 n/a 116
5,386 miles from location Midway Paris Beauty School Ridgewood NY 34.5795 n/a 105
5,391 miles from location Hair Design Institute at Fifth Avenue Brooklyn NY 26.6676 n/a 92
5,385 miles from location Westchester School of Beauty Culture Mount Vernon NY 36.0489 100% 87
5,422 miles from location Beauty School of Middletown Middletown NY 26.524 n/a 85
5,661 miles from location MarJon School of Beauty Culture Ltd Tonawanda NY 27.8007 n/a 67
5,629 miles from location Continental School of Beauty Culture Batavia NY 29.1127 n/a 63
5,388 miles from location Elite Academy of Beauty Arts Brooklyn NY 30.7427 n/a 62
5,413 miles from location John Paolo's Xtreme Beauty Institute/Goldwell Product Artistry Ballston Spa NY n/a n/a 62
5,390 miles from location Carsten Aveda Institute of New York New York NY 37.2699 n/a 61
5,391 miles from location A.B.I. School of Barbering & Cosmetology of Tribeca Inc. New York NY 36.7074 100% 60
5,394 miles from location Career School of NY Staten Island NY n/a n/a 60
5,394 miles from location North Westchester School of Hair-Cosmetology Peekskill NY 30.6614 n/a 56
5,407 miles from location Adirondack Beauty School Glens Falls NY 34.8648 n/a 24
5,403 miles from location Hudson Valley School of Advanced Aesthetic Skin Care West Park NY 33.1141 n/a 18
5,431 miles from location Lia Schorr Institute of Cosmetic Skin Care Training New York NY 13.1357 n/a 18
5,505 miles from location Ann Marie's World of Beauty School Binghamton NY n/a n/a 8
 

Curious what studying Cosmetology gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Barbers + n/a $23,060
2
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists + 25,160 $28,520 5.8%
3
Manicurists and Pedicurists + 6,680 $20,940
4
Skincare Specialists + 2,310 $35,460 29.8%
5
Shampooers + 2,270 $18,210 84.6%
 

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