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Schools Offering Beauty Programs in Oklahoma

Each year, approximately 1.4% of Oklahoma graduates receive certificates in beauty. In other words, every year an estimated 1,431 beauty professionals graduate from Oklahoma's 52 beauty schools.

Top Schools

American Beauty Institute, which is located in Mcalester, is the top-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a beauty program. It received a ranking of 59th in the country in 2010. 3 students graduated with a certificate in beauty from American Beauty Institute in 2010.

Indian Capital Technology Center-Muskogee, which is located in Muskogee, is the second-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a beauty program. It received a ranking of 60th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 33 students graduated from Indian Capital Technology Center-Muskogee beauty program.

Pontotoc Technology Center, which is located in Ada, is the third-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a beauty program. It received a ranking of 66th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Pontotoc Technology Center graduated 21 students from its beauty programs. Tuition at Pontotoc Technology Center was $0 per year.


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

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

A beauty certificate from an Oklahoma school... what next?

Barber, cosmetology instructor, and salon manager are the professions of choice for a majority of beauty graduates in Oklahoma. In 2010, there were 5,250 beauty professional working in Oklahoma, including 2,130 hairdressers, barbers, and 2,320 cosmetology instructors. The following counties have the largest number of Oklahoma beauty professionals:

  1. Canadian County - 2,030 beauty professionals
  2. Creek County - 1,320 beauty professionals
  3. Adair County - 560 beauty professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of beauty professionals in Oklahoma will grow by 12%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 7,030 beauty professionals working in Oklahoma. The greatest growth for beauty professional is predicted to be amongst Hairdressers, who are expected to increase by 18% by 2018.


beauty professionals in Oklahoma earn $31,640 per year on average. But, salaries for beauty professional can vary. In 2010, beauty professional made as little as less than $15,330 per year or as much as more than $83,110 per year in Oklahoma. On average beauty professional earn the most in the following Oklahoma counties:

  1. Canadian County - $37,860 per year
  2. Creek County - $33,867 per year
  3. Atoka County - $33,413 per year

The Oklahoma counties with the lowest average salary for beauty professionals are:

  1. Beckham County - $18,150 per year
  2. Cherokee County - $31,093 per year
  3. Adair County - $32,370 per year

The beauty professionals with highest average salaries in Oklahoma were:

  1. Cosmetology Instructor - $49,560 per year
  2. Salon Manager - $30,830 per year
  3. Hairdresser - $23,700 per year

The beauty professionals with lowest average salaries in Oklahoma were:

  1. Hairdresser - $23,700 per year
  2. Barber - $22,470 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in beauty in Oklahoma and to compare salaries with various related fields such as cosmetology or fashion, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Beauty in Oklahoma
  • Certificate in Beauty in Oklahoma

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Barbers n/a $22,470
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 2,320 $49,560 18.4%
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 2,130 $23,700 6.5%
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 800 $30,830 42.9%

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