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Schools Offering Beauty Programs in Utah

Each year, roughly 1.9% of Utah students graduate with certificates in beauty. That means an estimated 1,680 beauty professionals graduate from Utah's 30 beauty schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Utah with a beauty program is Mountainland Applied Technology College, which is located in Orem. In 2010, it was ranked 62nd nationwide. 107 students graduated with a certificate in beauty from Mountainland Applied Technology College in 2010.

The second-ranked school in Utah with a beauty program is Sherman Kendalls Academy of Beauty Arts & Sciences, which is located in Midvale. In 2010, it was ranked 66th nationwide. 7 students graduated with certificate in beauty from Sherman Kendalls Academy of Beauty Arts & Sciences in 2010.

Sherman Kendall's Academy-Sugarhouse, which was ranked 66th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Utah that has a beauty program. It is located in Salt Lake City. In 2010, Sherman Kendall's Academy-Sugarhouse graduated 12 students from its beauty programs. Sherman Kendall's Academy-Sugarhouse charged in-state students $0 in tuition fees per year.


Tuition at Utah's beauty schools ranges from $10,100 per year to $2,542 per year. But, the average tuition is $676 per year. In 2010, the following Utah beauty schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Evans Hairstyling College - located in Saint George, students are charged $10,100 per year
  2. Salt Lake Community College - located in Salt Lake City, students are charged $2,932 per year
  3. Utah State University-College of Eastern Utah - located in Price, students are charged $2,670 per year

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

  1. Snow College - located in Ephraim, students are charged $2,542 per year
  2. Utah State University-College of Eastern Utah - located in Price, students are charged $2,670 per year
  3. Salt Lake Community College - located in Salt Lake City, students are charged $2,932 per year

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

Some of the most popular jobs beauty graduates in Utah pursue include barber, esthetician, cosmetology instructor, and salon manager. In 2010, there were 6,700 beauty professional working in Utah, including 3,220 hairdressers, barbers, and 590 estheticians. The largest populations of Utah beauty professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Salt Lake County - 3,310 beauty professionals
  2. Juab County - 1,010 beauty professionals
  3. Davis County - 980 beauty professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 14,090 beauty professionals will be working in Utah. This would require the number of beauty professional to grow by 30%.


On average, beauty professionals earn a salary of $31,650 per year in Utah state. However, this number is only an average. Beauty professional in Utah had varying salaries from $15,560 to $75,680 per year in 2010. The counties in Utah with the highest average salary for beauty professionals are:

  1. Zapata County - $41,835 per year
  2. Juab County - $36,468 per year
  3. Washington County - $34,287 per year

Beauty professionals in the following counties in Utah make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Carbon County - $23,930 per year
  2. Davis County - $28,560 per year
  3. Franklin County - $30,560 per year

The beauty professionals with highest average salaries in Utah were:

  1. Cosmetology Instructor - $42,730 per year
  2. Salon Manager - $32,960 per year
  3. Esthetician - $30,760 per year

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

  1. Hairdresser - $26,610 per year
  2. Barber - $25,190 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Utah statistics regarding a career in beauty. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as cosmetology or fashion.

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

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

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Barbers n/a $25,190
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 3,220 $26,610 45.0%
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 1,860 $42,730 37.8%
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 1,030 $32,960 24.1%
Skincare Specialists 590 $30,760 247.1%

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