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Schools Offering Beauty Programs in Arizona

Each year, approximately 1.0% of Arizona graduates receive certificates in beauty. That means an estimated 2,264 beauty professionals graduate from Arizona's 33 beauty schools each year.

Top Schools

Regency Beauty Institute-East Tucson, which is located in Tucson, is the top-ranked school in Arizona that has a beauty program. It received a ranking of 57th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 62 students graduated from Regency Beauty Institute-East Tucson's beauty program.

Brillare Hairdressing Academy, which is located in Scottsdale, is the second-ranked school in Arizona that has a beauty program. It received a ranking of 62nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, 192 students graduated from Brillare Hairdressing Academy beauty program.

The third-ranked school in Arizona that has a beauty program is East Valley Institute of Technology. East Valley Institute of Technology, which was ranked 66th in the country in 2010, is located in Mesa. 14 students graduated with certificate in beauty from East Valley Institute of Technology in 2010. Tuition at East Valley Institute of Technology was $0 per year.


Tuition at Arizona's beauty schools ranges from $1,520 per year to $1,414 per year. But, the average tuition is $101 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Arizona beauty schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Eastern Arizona College - located in Thatcher, students are charged $1,520 per year
  2. Northland Pioneer College - located in Holbrook, students are charged $1,414 per year

The beauty schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Arizona were:

  1. Northland Pioneer College - located in Holbrook, students are charged $1,414 per year
  2. Eastern Arizona College - located in Thatcher, students are charged $1,520 per year

A beauty certificate from an Arizona school... what next?

Esthetician, cosmetology instructor, salon manager, and makeup artist are the professions of choice for a majority of beauty graduates in Arizona. Arizona had 11,250 beauty professionals in 2010. 6,070 of these beauty professionals were hairdressers, 570 were estheticians, and 2,030 were cosmetology instructors. The following counties have the largest number of Arizona beauty professionals:

  1. Maricopa County - 8,280 beauty professionals
  2. Pima County - 1,660 beauty professionals
  3. Yuma County - 170 beauty professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of beauty professionals in Arizona will grow by 5%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 15,540 beauty professionals working in Arizona. The greatest growth for beauty professional is predicted to be amongst Estheticians, who are expected to increase by 13% by 2018.


beauty professionals in Arizona earn $35,954 per year on average. However, Arizona beauty professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,420 per year to more than $92,280 per year in 2010. On average beauty professional earn the most in the following Arizona counties:

  1. Pima County - $45,713 per year
  2. Apache County - $40,150 per year
  3. Cochise County - $37,720 per year

Beauty professionals in the following counties in Arizona make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Yuma County - $25,675 per year
  2. Yavapai County - $28,790 per year
  3. Coconino County - $30,000 per year

On average, the highest paid beauty professionals in Arizona were:

  1. Cosmetology Instructor - $56,230 per year
  2. Salon Manager - $38,680 per year
  3. Esthetician - $37,630 per year

The beauty professionals with lowest average salaries in Arizona were:

  1. Hairdresser - $24,380 per year
  2. Makeup Artist - $22,850 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Arizona statistics regarding a career in beauty. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as cosmetology or fashion.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Beauty in Arizona
  • Certificate in Beauty in Arizona

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance n/a $22,850
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 6,070 $24,380 32.0%
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 2,580 $38,680 11.7%
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 2,030 $56,230
Skincare Specialists 570 $37,630 -6.6%

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