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Schools Offering Cosmetology Programs in Nevada

Each year, approximately 2.6% of Nevada graduates receive certificates in cosmetology. Thus, Nevada's 11 cosmetology schools put out approximately 1,093 cosmetologists each year.

Top Schools

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

Expertise Cosmetology Institute, which is located in Las Vegas, is the second-ranked school in Nevada that has a cosmetology program. It received a ranking of 73rd in the country in 2010. 15 students graduated with certificate in cosmetology from Expertise Cosmetology Institute in 2010.

The third-ranked school in Nevada that has a cosmetology 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 cosmetology program. Marinello Schools of Beauty charged in-state students $0 in tuition fees per year.


The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Nevada cosmetology schools were charged at the following schools:

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

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

The highest percentage of cosmetology graduates in Nevada pursue careers as a cosmetologist. Nevada had 2,700 cosmetologists in 2010. In Nevada, the largest numbers of cosmetologists work in the following counties:

  1. Clark County - 2,050 cosmetologists
  2. Pinal County - 470 cosmetologists
  3. Churchill County - 80 cosmetologists

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of cosmetologists in Nevada will grow by 11%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 4,520 cosmetologists working in Nevada.


On average, a cosmetologist earns a salary of $20,490 per year in Nevada state. In 2010, however, some Nevada cosmetologists earned as little as less than $15,550 per year or as much as more than $34,660 per year. The counties in Nevada with the highest average salary for a cosmetologist are:

  1. Elko County - $23,200 per year
  2. Churchill County - $22,990 per year
  3. Clark County - $20,840 per year

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

  1. Pinal County - $18,350 per year
  2. Carson City County - $19,760 per year
  3. Clark County - $20,840 per year

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

  • Certificate in Cosmetology 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%
Skincare Specialists 460 $27,400
Manicurists and Pedicurists 290 $23,970 -17.1%

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