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Jobs You Can Get With Cosmetology Training

Think attending a cosmetology school can only set you down one or two paths? Think again. Below, we have several career options for graduates, from hair to nails and everything in between. Read on to find the right cosmetology career for you — and even learn more about programs that can help you get trained!

1. Barber

Total pay range (including tips): $19,390–$70,925

Role includes: cutting and trimming a variety of hair types, cleaning and sweeping work stations, cleaning and sterilizing scissors and other utensils

2. Electrologist

Total pay range (including tips): $37,440–$197,600

Role includes: successfully removing unwanted hair from customers, maintaining a clean work environment and tools

3. Hair stylist

Total pay range (including tips): $17,531–$56,464

Role includes: styling hair and applying aesthetic treatments, maintaining and developing style techniques and best-practices, cleaning work areas and tools

4. Hairdresser

Total pay range (including tips): $18,466–$63,116

Role includes: styling hair and applying aesthetic treatments, maintaining and developing style techniques and best-practices, cleaning work areas and tools

5. Make-up artist

Total pay range (including tips): $22,456–$102,221

Role includes: using cosmetic products to enhance natural beauty and create looks to meet the needs of clients, providing consultations and demonstrations, providing information on selecting and applying products

6. Massage therapist

Total pay range (including tips): $26,635–$107,915

Role includes: massaging the body to relieve stress or tension, using proper tools/materials to relax the body, maintaining a clean work environment

7. Nail technician

Total pay range (including tips): $18,140–$48,299

Role includes: maintaining a clean work environment, staying up-to-date with different techniques and styles, engaging with customers to their liking of style

Want to start — or advance in — a cosmetology career?

Compensation data gathered from Payscale.com.

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