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Cosmetology in Connecticut

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Schools Offering Cosmetology Programs in Connecticut

Each year, roughly 0.9% of Connecticut students graduate with certificates in cosmetology. Thus, Connecticut's 17 cosmetology schools put out approximately 713 cosmetologists each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Connecticut that has a cosmetology program is Branford Academy of Hair & Cosmetology. Branford Academy of Hair & Cosmetology, which was ranked 61st in the country in 2010, is located in Branford. 41 students graduated with a certificate in cosmetology from Branford Academy of Hair & Cosmetology in 2010.

The second-ranked school in Connecticut that has a cosmetology program is Northhaven Academy. Northhaven Academy, which was ranked 65th in the country in 2010, is located in North Haven. In 2010, Northhaven Academy graduated 105 students from its cosmetology program.

The third-ranked school in Connecticut with a cosmetology program is Academy Di Capelli-School of Cosmetology, which is located in Wallingford. In 2010, it was ranked 65th nationwide. In 2010, Academy Di Capelli-School of Cosmetology graduated 55 students from its cosmetology programs. Students at Academy Di Capelli-School of Cosmetology paid $0 per year in tuition fees.


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

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

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

Most people who graduate from cosmetology school in Connecticut go on to work as a cosmetologist. In 2010, there were 6,390 cosmetologists working in Connecticut. The following counties have the largest number of Connecticut cosmetologists:

  1. Fairfield County - 2,620 cosmetologists
  2. Hartford County - 1,320 cosmetologists
  3. Middlesex County - 1,080 cosmetologists

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of cosmetologists in the state of Connecticut will grow to 11,630. This would require a 7% growth in the profession.


A cosmetologist in Connecticut earns $28,460 per year on average. However, Connecticut cosmetologists earned anywhere in the range from as less than $17,510 per year to more than $57,840 per year in 2010. The following counties in Connecticut have the highest average salaries for cosmetologists:

  1. Windham County - $33,300 per year
  2. Middlesex County - $29,750 per year
  3. Fairfield County - $28,965 per year

A cosmetologist in the following counties in Connecticut make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Litchfield County - $23,830 per year
  2. New London County - $24,250 per year
  3. Hartford County - $27,980 per year

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

  • Certificate in Cosmetology 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%
Manicurists and Pedicurists 1,140 $20,670 35.7%
Skincare Specialists 510 $30,000 4.1%
Shampooers 170 $20,140 -43.3%

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