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Schools Offering Beauty Programs in Oregon

Each year, approximately 1.2% of Oregon graduates receive certificates in beauty. That means an estimated 934 beauty professionals graduate from Oregon's 18 beauty schools each year.

Top Schools

College of Cosmetology, which is located in Klamath Falls, is the top-ranked school in Oregon that has a beauty program. It received a ranking of 63rd in the country in 2010. 35 students graduated with a certificate in beauty from College of Cosmetology in 2010.

Phagans Grants Pass College of Beauty, which was ranked 66th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Oregon that has a beauty program. It is located in Grants Pass. In 2010, 37 students graduated from Phagans Grants Pass College of Beauty beauty program.

The third-ranked school in Oregon that has a beauty program is Phagans Central Oregon Beauty College. Phagans Central Oregon Beauty College, which was ranked 67th in the country in 2010, is located in Bend. In 2010, 69 students graduated from Phagans Central Oregon Beauty College beauty program. The tuition rate at Phagans Central Oregon Beauty College was $0 per year.


Tuition at Oregon's beauty schools ranges from $3,769 per year to $3,769 per year. But, the average tuition is $209 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Oregon beauty schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Mt Hood Community College - located in Gresham, students are charged $3,769 per year

The following Oregon beauty schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Mt Hood Community College - located in Gresham, students are charged $3,769 per year

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

Some of the most popular jobs beauty graduates in Oregon pursue include esthetician, cosmetology instructor, and salon manager. If you decide to work as a beauty professional in Oregon, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 6,470 Oregon beauty professional as of 2010. This number includes 2,960 hairdressers, 290 estheticians, and 1,130 cosmetology instructors. In Oregon, the largest numbers of beauty professional work in the following counties:

  1. Clackamas County - 4,180 beauty professionals
  2. Marion County - 610 beauty professionals
  3. Lane County - 470 beauty professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of beauty professionals in the state of Oregon will grow to 6,480. This would require a 13% growth in the field.


beauty professionals in Oregon earn $40,148 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. Beauty professional in Oregon had varying salaries from $17,880 to $120,910 per year in 2010. On average beauty professional earn the most in the following Oregon counties:

  1. Clackamas County - $42,598 per year
  2. Baker County - $39,717 per year
  3. Marion County - $35,273 per year

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

  1. Douglas County - $28,405 per year
  2. Deschutes County - $28,730 per year
  3. Linn County - $28,740 per year

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

  1. Cosmetology Instructor - $57,310 per year
  2. Esthetician - $41,650 per year
  3. Salon Manager - $34,190 per year

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

  1. Salon Manager - $34,190 per year
  2. Hairdresser - $27,440 per year

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For more data regarding a career in beauty in Oregon 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 Oregon
  • Certificate in Beauty in Oregon

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 2,960 $27,440 -16.1%
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 2,090 $34,190 47.2%
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 1,130 $57,310 -11.7%
Skincare Specialists 290 $41,650 163.6%

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