Cosmetology Continuing Education Schools in Washington

Browse our directory of cosmetology continuing education schools in Washington, or skip ahead to learn about the state's cosmetology licensing requirements and job outlook.

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Cosmetologist Continuing Education in Washington

Washington Cosmetology Careers At A Glance
  • 1,600 education hours or 2,000 apprentice hours are required to become licensed.
  • You must renew your license every 2 years.
  • 0 continuing education hours are required to renew your license.
  • The average salary for cosmetologists in Washington is $38,380 ($18.45/hour). This is higher than the national average of $26,090 ($12.54/hour).
  • There is a predicted 27% job increase between 2016–2026 for cosmetologists. This is higher than the expected national growth of 9%.

One of the most exciting parts of working in the field of cosmetology is how quickly it changes. The skills you learn in cosmetology school may not be relevant or up-to-date one year later.

However, the skills you learn can form a strong foundation for your career and future education.

Education Details

CEU classes are often offered at salons, beauty schools, and technical colleges, so you should have a good variety to choose from.

Your employer may require you to keep up on your skills through continuing education, whether they want you to take business courses, technical skills courses, or customer service courses. The classes you choose may simply refresh a skill that you already have in your arsenal or they may teach you an entirely new technique. Reach out to the beauty schools offering CEUs in Washington to learn more.

License Renewal

2 Years

License renewal period

0 Hours

Continuing education required

Continuing education is a recommended part of your cosmetology career in Washington, but it is not technically required.

Washington Cosmetology Careers


Average yearly salary for cosmetology in Washington

Continuing education is something that improves your career, as well as the beauty industry as a whole. Because of this, it may positively impact your earning potential. The average salary for a Washington cosmetologist is $38,380 per year. The job outlook for Washington cosmetologists is very encouraging. Between 2016 and 2026, job openings in this field may increase by 27%, a job growth rate that is higher than the national average.

As a working cosmetologist, you may find that continuing education simply fits into your daily work routine. When the salon is slow, you may have the chance to learn from other cosmetologists and discover what skills they have that you do not. In addition, you may have access to high-quality beauty products that you can use to try new cutting and coloring techniques. Overall, you may find that continuing education can really enrich your career. The more skills you can provide as a cosmetologist, the wider client base you can possibly serve. This may help you keep your schedule book full, earn more money, and make a name for yourself and your local beauty community.

Contact the Washington State Board of Cosmetology

State of Washington Dept. of Licensing, Cosmetology Licensing Program
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