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Cosmetology in Oregon

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Schools Offering Cosmetology Programs in Oregon

Around 1.3% of Oregon's graduates graduate from cosmetology certificate programs every year. That means an estimated 1,047 cosmetologists graduate from Oregon's 19 cosmetology schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Oregon with a cosmetology program is College of Cosmetology, which is located in Klamath Falls. In 2010, it was ranked 63rd nationwide. In 2010, 35 students graduated from College of Cosmetology's cosmetology program.

Roseburg Beauty College, which was ranked 65th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Oregon that has a cosmetology program. It is located in Roseburg. 15 students graduated with certificate in cosmetology from Roseburg Beauty College in 2010.

The third-ranked school in Oregon that has a cosmetology program is Phagans Grants Pass College of Beauty. Phagans Grants Pass College of Beauty, which was ranked 66th in the country in 2010, is located in Grants Pass. In 2010, Phagans Grants Pass College of Beauty graduated 37 students from its cosmetology programs. Students at Phagans Grants Pass College of Beauty paid $0 per year in tuition fees.


If you are hoping to attend one of Oregon's cosmetology schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $198 per year, though tuition can range from $3,769 per year to $3,769 per year. In 2010, the following Oregon cosmetology schools had the highest tuition rates:

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

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

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

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

Most people who graduate from cosmetology school in Oregon go on to work as a cosmetologist. In 2010, there were 2,960 cosmetologists working in Oregon. The following counties have the largest number of Oregon cosmetologists:

  1. Clackamas County - 1,950 cosmetologists
  2. Marion County - 300 cosmetologists
  3. Lane County - 240 cosmetologists

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of cosmetologists is expected to grow by 12% by 2018. There are projected to be 3,910 cosmetologists working in the Oregon then.


A cosmetologist in Oregon earns $27,440 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Oregon cosmetologists earned as little as less than $17,880 per year or as much as more than $58,750 per year. The following counties in Oregon have the highest average salaries for cosmetologists:

  1. Clackamas County - $29,290 per year
  2. Marion County - $29,040 per year
  3. Clatsop County - $27,330 per year

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

  1. Deschutes County - $21,100 per year
  2. Linn County - $21,870 per year
  3. Jackson County - $22,970 per year

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

  • Associate's Degree in Cosmetology in Oregon
  • Certificate in Cosmetology in Oregon

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Curious what studying Cosmetology gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Oregon

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Shampooers n/a $18,840
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 2,960 $27,440 -16.1%
Skincare Specialists 290 $41,650 163.6%
Manicurists and Pedicurists 100 $28,620 -28.6%

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are cosmetology related jobs in Oregon