Cosmetology Schools Near Portland / Auburn, ME
If you want to become a cosmetologist in Maine, Portland and Auburn may be great places to start. Both cities have a variety of beauty companies and wedding venues, and Portland has a growing niche industry of vegan salons. Additionally, both cities are frequented by tourists, thanks to the mix of beautiful landscapes and city life, so you could help people from all over the country look and feel their best.
As of 2019, cosmetologists in Portland earned a mean salary of $28,900 per year ($13.89 per hour), while those in Auburn made $34,560 ($16.62). Maine expects cosmetology jobs to grow by 4% between 2016 and 2026.
To earn your Maine cosmetology license, you must complete 1,500 hours of training or 2,500 hours of an apprenticeship, as well as pass both a written and practical exam. The schools below can help you earn your training hours and achieve your goals.
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319 Marginal Way
Portland, ME 4101
You must attend a school that meets any licensure requirements as defined by your state. Most states require that you graduate from an accredited or state-approved school.