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Cosmetology in Maine

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Schools Offering Cosmetology Programs in Maine

Around 1.1% of Maine's graduates graduate from cosmetology certificate programs every year. Thus, Maine's 4 cosmetology schools put out approximately 297 cosmetologists each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Maine with a cosmetology program is Spa Tech Institute-Westbrook, which is located in Westbrook. In 2010, it was ranked 71st nationwide. 21 students graduated with a certificate in cosmetology from Spa Tech Institute-Westbrook in 2010.

Spa Tech Institute, which is located in Portland, is the second-ranked school in Maine that has a cosmetology program. It received a ranking of 75th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Spa Tech Institute graduated 53 students from its cosmetology program.

The third-ranked school in Maine that has a cosmetology program is Empire Beauty School-Maine. Empire Beauty School-Maine, which was ranked 76th in the country in 2010, is located in Portland. 162 students graduated with certificate in cosmetology from Empire Beauty School-Maine in 2010. Tuition at Empire Beauty School-Maine was $0 per year.


In 2010, the cosmetology schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Maine were:

The following Maine cosmetology schools had the lowest tuition rates:

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

Most people who graduate from cosmetology school in Maine go on to work as a cosmetologist. In 2010, there were 1,460 cosmetologists working in Maine. The following counties have the largest number of Maine cosmetologists:

  1. Cumberland County - 1,080 cosmetologists
  2. Androscoggin County - 130 cosmetologists
  3. Penobscot County - 130 cosmetologists

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 3,970 cosmetologists will be working in Maine state. This would require the number of cosmetologists to grow by 2%.


A cosmetologist in Maine makes an average of $25,490 per year. But, salaries for cosmetologists can vary. In 2010, cosmetologists made as little as less than $15,970 per year or as much as more than $48,680 per year in Maine. The following counties in Maine have the highest average salaries for cosmetologists:

  1. Cumberland County - $26,045 per year
  2. Penobscot County - $25,900 per year
  3. Aroostook County - $23,150 per year

The Maine counties with the lowest average salary for cosmetologists are:

  1. Androscoggin County - $21,900 per year
  2. Aroostook County - $23,150 per year
  3. Penobscot County - $25,900 per year

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

  • Certificate in Cosmetology in Maine

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Skincare Specialists n/a $36,610
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 1,460 $25,490 15.0%

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