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Schools Offering Beauty Programs in Nevada

Each year, approximately 2.3% of Nevada graduates receive certificates in beauty. Thus, Nevada's 11 beauty schools put out approximately 967 beauty professionals each year.

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Academy of Hair Design, which was ranked 70th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Nevada that has a beauty program. It is located in Las Vegas. 140 students graduated with a certificate in beauty from Academy of Hair Design in 2010.

Expertise Cosmetology Institute, which was ranked 73rd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Nevada that has a beauty program. It is located in Las Vegas. In 2010, Expertise Cosmetology Institute graduated 15 students from its beauty program.

The third-ranked school in Nevada that has a beauty program is Marinello Schools of Beauty. Marinello Schools of Beauty, which was ranked 73rd in the country in 2010, is located in Reno. In 2010, 82 students graduated from Marinello Schools of Beauty beauty program. The tuition rate at Marinello Schools of Beauty was $0 per year.


In 2010, the beauty schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Nevada were:

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

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

beauty graduates in Nevada can go into a variety of professions such as esthetician, cosmetology instructor, salon manager, and makeup artist. In 2010, there were 5,890 beauty professional working in Nevada, including 2,700 hairdressers, 460 estheticians, and 760 cosmetology instructors. The largest populations of Nevada beauty professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Clark County - 4,610 beauty professionals
  2. Pinal County - 820 beauty professionals
  3. Churchill County - 130 beauty professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of beauty professionals in the state of Nevada will grow to 8,480. This would require a 12% growth in the field.


On average, beauty professionals earn a salary of $35,514 per year in Nevada state. In 2010, however, some Nevada beauty professional earned as little as less than $15,530 per year or as much as more than $82,640 per year. The following counties in Nevada have the highest average salaries for beauty professionals:

  1. Clark County - $36,350 per year
  2. Pinal County - $33,158 per year
  3. Churchill County - $29,320 per year

The following counties in Nevada have the lowest average salaries for beauty professional:

  1. Carson City County - $19,760 per year
  2. Elko County - $23,200 per year
  3. Churchill County - $29,320 per year

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

  1. Cosmetology Instructor - $53,070 per year
  2. Makeup Artist - $39,210 per year
  3. Salon Manager - $37,400 per year

The beauty professionals with lowest average salaries in Nevada were:

  1. Esthetician - $27,400 per year
  2. Hairdresser - $20,490 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in beauty in Nevada 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 Nevada

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 2,700 $20,490 45.2%
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 1,930 $37,400 27.0%
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 760 $53,070 16.9%
Skincare Specialists 460 $27,400
Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance 40 $39,210

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