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Schools Offering Beauty Programs in Connecticut

Approximately 0.9% of graduates in of Connecticut receive beauty certificates every year. That means an estimated 713 beauty professionals graduate from Connecticut's 17 beauty schools each year.

Top Schools

Branford Academy of Hair & Cosmetology, which was ranked 61st nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Connecticut that has a beauty program. It is located in Branford. In 2010, Branford Academy of Hair & Cosmetology graduated 41 students from its beauty program.

The second-ranked school in Connecticut with a beauty program is Northhaven Academy, which is located in North Haven. In 2010, it was ranked 65th nationwide. In 2010, Northhaven Academy graduated 105 students from its beauty program.

Academy Di Capelli-School of Cosmetology, which is located in Wallingford, is the third-ranked school in Connecticut that has a beauty program. It received a ranking of 65th in the country in 2010. 55 students graduated with certificate in beauty from Academy Di Capelli-School of Cosmetology in 2010. Students at Academy Di Capelli-School of Cosmetology paid $0 per year in tuition fees.


The Connecticut beauty schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

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

A beauty certificate from a Connecticut school... what next?

beauty graduates in Connecticut can go into a variety of professions such as barber, esthetician, cosmetology instructor, and salon manager. Connecticut had 10,210 beauty professionals in 2010. 6,390 of these beauty professionals were hairdressers, were barbers, and 510 were estheticians. The following counties have the largest number of Connecticut beauty professionals:

  1. Fairfield County - 3,300 beauty professionals
  2. Hartford County - 2,560 beauty professionals
  3. Middlesex County - 1,880 beauty professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of beauty professionals is expected to grow by 10% by 2018. There are projected to be 17,360 beauty professionals working in Connecticut then. Of these 17,360 beauty professionals, the government predicts that 11,630 will be hairdressers, 1,460 will be barbers, and 1,010 will be estheticians.


beauty professionals in Connecticut earn $35,490 per year on average. However, Connecticut beauty professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $17,510 per year to more than $106,630 per year in 2010. On average beauty professional earn the most in the following Connecticut counties:

  1. Fairfield County - $38,653 per year
  2. New London County - $38,413 per year
  3. Hartford County - $35,142 per year

On average, beauty professionals earn the least in the following Connecticut counties:

  1. Litchfield County - $30,580 per year
  2. Windham County - $33,300 per year
  3. Middlesex County - $34,390 per year

The beauty professionals with highest average salaries in Connecticut were:

  1. Cosmetology Instructor - $45,870 per year
  2. Salon Manager - $45,210 per year
  3. Esthetician - $30,000 per year

The beauty professionals with lowest average salaries in Connecticut were:

  1. Hairdresser - $28,460 per year
  2. Barber - $27,910 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in beauty in Connecticut and to compare salaries with various related fields such as cosmetology or fashion, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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  • Certificate in Beauty in Connecticut

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Barbers n/a $27,910
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 6,390 $28,460 4.2%
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 2,100 $45,210 51.1%
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 1,210 $45,870 47.6%
Skincare Specialists 510 $30,000 4.1%

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