Cosmetology Schools in Kansas

Kansas Beauty and Cosmetology Schools

Searching among the many cosmetology schools in Kansas can be an experience. State-approved beauty schools in Kansas teach courses in skin care, pedicures and manicures, hair coloring, foiling, bacteriology, sanitation and sterilization, shampooing, scalp treatments, hair cutting and hair design—among other topics. They help prepare students by teaching state laws applicable to the occupations in personal care, customer service, personal development and interpersonal communications. Depending on the specialty within the personal care industry, schools are required to provide a minimum number of training hours with students. For cosmetologists, schools must provide 1,500 hours of training; for esthicians, 650 hours are required. And for nail technicians, 350 hours of training are provided.

To become a cosmetologist in Kansas, you must not only successfully complete the training at a state-approved school, but you must also pass the Kansas cosmetology licensing exam . Beauty schools in Kansas help prepare students for this exam.

The pay for personal care professionals in Kansas is good. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average annual pay for cosmetologists, hairdressers and hairstylists is nearly $25,000, while the average hourly pay rate is $11.94. Those in the 90th percentile of the personal care field make an average annual income of $36,710.

Nationally, the BLS estimates that the profession will continue to keep pace with the population. Between 2010 and 2020, more than 200,000 cosmetologist, hairdresser and hairstylist positions will be filled—an increase of about 16 percent.


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