Beauty in South Dakota

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Schools Offering Beauty Programs in South Dakota


Each year, roughly 1.0% of South Dakota students graduate with certificates in beauty. Thus, South Dakota's 6 beauty schools put out approximately 215 beauty professionals each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in South Dakota that has a beauty program is Headlines Academy Inc. Headlines Academy Inc, which was ranked 61st in the country in 2010, is located in Rapid City. 30 students graduated with a certificate in beauty from Headlines Academy Inc in 2010.

Lake Area Technical Institute, which was ranked 64th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in South Dakota that has a beauty program. It is located in Watertown. 36 students graduated with certificate in beauty from Lake Area Technical Institute in 2010. The tuition rate at Lake Area Technical Institute was $5,236 per year.

The third-ranked school in South Dakota with a beauty program is Stewart School, which is located in Sioux Falls. In 2010, it was ranked 65th nationwide. In 2010, Stewart School graduated 73 students from its beauty programs. The tuition rate at Stewart School was $0 per year.

Cost

Tuition at South Dakota's beauty schools ranges from $12,038 per year to $5,236 per year. But, the average tuition is $4,845 per year. In 2010, the beauty schools that charged the highest tuition rates in South Dakota were:

  1. National American University-Rapid City - located in Rapid City, students are charged $12,038 per year
  2. National American University-Sioux Falls - located in Sioux Falls, students are charged $11,795 per year
  3. Lake Area Technical Institute - located in Watertown, students are charged $5,236 per year

The following South Dakota beauty schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Lake Area Technical Institute - located in Watertown, students are charged $5,236 per year
  2. National American University-Sioux Falls - located in Sioux Falls, students are charged $11,795 per year
  3. National American University-Rapid City - located in Rapid City, students are charged $12,038 per year

A beauty certificate from a South Dakota school... what next?

In South Dakota, the largest numbers of beauty professional work in the following counties:

  1. Lincoln County - 790 beauty professionals
  2. Beadle County - 440 beauty professionals
  3. Meade County - 250 beauty professionals

Salary

On average, beauty professionals earn a salary of $34,750 per year in South Dakota state. In 2010, however, some South Dakota beauty professional earned as little as less than $18,290 per year or as much as more than $67,520 per year. The counties in South Dakota with the highest average salary for beauty professionals are:

  1. Aurora County - $39,690 per year
  2. Lincoln County - $35,507 per year
  3. Beadle County - $32,723 per year

The South Dakota counties with the lowest average salary for beauty professionals are:

  1. Meade County - $29,765 per year
  2. Bennett County - $30,460 per year
  3. Beadle County - $32,723 per year

On average, the highest paid beauty professionals in South Dakota were:

  1. Cosmetology Instructor - $46,100 per year
  2. Salon Manager - $33,260 per year
  3. Hairdresser - $24,890 per year

The beauty professionals with lowest average salaries in South Dakota were:

  1. Salon Manager - $33,260 per year
  2. Hairdresser - $24,890 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional South Dakota 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 South Dakota

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,879 miles from location National American University-Rapid City Rapid City SD 12.6507 n/a 1,973
6,572 miles from location Lake Area Technical Institute Watertown SD 35.7982 82% 1,291
6,564 miles from location National American University-Sioux Falls Sioux Falls SD 6.11863 n/a 554
6,563 miles from location Stewart School Sioux Falls SD 35.0349 100% 162
6,879 miles from location Black Hills Beauty College Rapid City SD 27.974 n/a 105
6,879 miles from location Headlines Academy Inc Rapid City SD 39.3379 100% 92
 

Curious what studying Beauty gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists + 980 $24,890 -10.1%
2
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers + 440 $33,260 37.5%
3
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary + 310 $46,100 -35.4%
 

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