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Schools Offering Beauty Programs in Massachusetts

Approximately 1.1% of graduates in of Massachusetts receive beauty certificates every year. In other words, every year an estimated 2,328 beauty professionals graduate from Massachusetts' 34 beauty schools.

Top Schools

EINE Inc, which was ranked 62nd nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a beauty program. It is located in Tewksbury. In 2010, EINE Inc graduated 23 students from its beauty program.

The second-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a beauty program is DiGrigoli School of Cosmetology. DiGrigoli School of Cosmetology, which was ranked 64th in the country in 2010, is located in West Springfield. In 2010, DiGrigoli School of Cosmetology graduated 35 students from its beauty program.

The third-ranked school in Massachusetts with a beauty program is La Baron Hairdressing Academy, which is located in New Bedford. In 2010, it was ranked 64th nationwide. In 2010, La Baron Hairdressing Academy graduated 64 students from its beauty programs. Students at La Baron Hairdressing Academy paid $0 per year in tuition fees.


If you choose to attend a Massachusetts beauty school, average tuition will be $533 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,720 per year to $8,430 per year. In 2010, the beauty schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Massachusetts were:

  1. Mildred Elley - located in Pittsfield, students are charged $8,430 per year
  2. Springfield Technical Community College - located in Springfield, students are charged $4,386 per year
  3. North Shore Community College - located in Danvers, students are charged $3,720 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Massachusetts beauty schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. North Shore Community College - located in Danvers, students are charged $3,720 per year
  2. Springfield Technical Community College - located in Springfield, students are charged $4,386 per year
  3. Mildred Elley - located in Pittsfield, students are charged $8,430 per year

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

Esthetician, cosmetology instructor, and salon manager are the professions of choice for a majority of beauty graduates in Massachusetts. In 2010, there were 17,770 beauty professional working in Massachusetts, including 10,530 hairdressers, 1,340 estheticians, and 1,530 cosmetology instructors. In Massachusetts, the largest numbers of beauty professional work in the following counties:

  1. Bristol County - 10,490 beauty professionals
  2. Hartford County - 1,540 beauty professionals
  3. Middlesex County - 1,390 beauty professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of beauty professionals in the state of Massachusetts will grow to 29,080. This would require a 15% growth in the field.


On average, beauty professionals earn $39,673 per year. But, salaries for beauty professional can vary. In 2010, beauty professional made as little as less than $16,370 per year or as much as more than $101,610 per year in Massachusetts. Beauty professionals in the following Massachusetts counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Middlesex County - $38,391 per year
  2. Bristol County - $38,211 per year
  3. Worcester County - $35,715 per year

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

  1. Franklin County - $27,197 per year
  2. Hartford County - $31,838 per year
  3. Berkshire County - $33,016 per year

The beauty professionals with highest average salaries in Massachusetts were:

  1. Cosmetology Instructor - $51,040 per year
  2. Salon Manager - $40,750 per year
  3. Esthetician - $36,920 per year

On average, the lowest paid beauty professionals in Massachusetts were:

  1. Esthetician - $36,920 per year
  2. Hairdresser - $29,980 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in beauty in Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 10,530 $29,980 3.8%
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 4,370 $40,750 27.4%
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 1,530 $51,040 -10.5%
Skincare Specialists 1,340 $36,920 41.1%

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