Cosmetology Schools Near Pensacola / Fort Walton, FL or Mobile, AL

If you're interested in becoming a cosmetologist in a beautiful beach town, consider Pensacola or Fort Walton, Florida or nearby Mobile, Alabama. With hundreds of wedding venues in Pensacola alone, the area is rich with opportunities for cosmetologists to beautify bridal parties. You may also be able to provide general cosmetology services for locals or to the millions of tourists that flock to the area every year.

Cosmetologists in Pensacola, Florida earned a mean wage of $31,070 per year ($14.94 per hour) as of 2019. That same year, cosmetologists in Fort Walton, Florida, cosmetologists made a mean salary  of $28,070 ($13.49 per hour)  and those in in Mobile, Alabama earned $24,880 ($11.96 per hour). The number of jobs for cosmetologists in Florida are expected to grow by 17% between 2016 and 2026. Job growth in Alabama is projected to be 8% within the same timeframe.

To become a licensed cosmetologist in Florida, you need to acquire 1,200 hours of training and pass two exams. In Alabama, you must have either 1,500 hours of training or 3,000 hours of an apprenticeship, plus passing scores on a written and skills exam. The schools below will help you earn your training hours and prepare you to pass your tests.

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Paul Mitchell The School

Program: Cosmetology

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Aveda Institute

Program: Cosmetology

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Georgia Career Institute (GA)

Program: Cosmetology

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Alabama School of Nail Technology & Cosmetology – Accredited

202 Commerce Street
Jackson, AL 36545

April's Mane Academy – Accredited

1303 Michigan Avenue
Mobile, AL 36605

Bay Style Academy Of Cosmetology – Accredited

52 South Section Street
Fairhope, AL 36532

Beauty Career Training Center

864 John Sims Parkway West
Niceville, FL 32578

Bishop State Community College

351 North Broad Street
Mobile, AL 36603

Blue Cliff College – Accredited

2970 Cottage Hill Road
Mobile, AL 36606

Charles Academy Of Beauty – Accredited

2986 Eslava Creek Parkway
Mobile, AL 36606

Coastal Alabama Community College

1900 Highway 31 South
Bay Minette, AL 36507

Fortis Institute

4081 East Olive Road
Pensacola, FL 32514

George Stone Technical Center – Accredited

2400 Longleaf Drive
Pensacola, FL 32526

Lurleen B Wallace Community College

1000 Dannelly Boulevard
Andalusia, AL 36420

Okaloosa Technical College – Accredited

1976 Lewis Turner Boulevard
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547

Pensacola State College

1000 College Boulevard
Pensacola, FL 32504

Remington College – Accredited

4368 Downtowner Loop South
Mobile, AL 36609

Salon 34 Too Beauty Academy – Accredited

3258 Dauphin Island Parkway
Mobile, AL 36605
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