Cosmetology Schools Near Burlington / Plattsburgh

If you hope to become a cosmetologist, Burlington, Vermont, or Plattsburgh, New York, may be great places to start. On opposite sides of scenic Lake Champlain, both are popular vacation and wedding spots. So, you could do makeup and hair for people from all over, whether it's a spa day or their big day.

Vermont's cosmetologists earned a median salary of $26,830 per year ($12.90 per hour) as of 2019. The state anticipates the field to grow by 3% between 2016 and 2026. That same year, New York cosmetologists made a mean salary of $34,080 ($16.39), and jobs in the state are expected to grow by 18%.

To earn your Vermont cosmetology license, you need to complete 1,500 hours of training or 1,000 hours of an apprenticeship. New York mandates 1,000 hours of training, and both states require passing scores on a written and a skills exam. These Burlington and Plattsburgh area schools all fulfill the requirements of their respective states.

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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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Center for Technology Essex – Accredited

2 Educational Drive
Essex Junction, VT 5452

Central Vermont Career Center Salon & Spa – Accredited

155 Ayers Street Suite 2
Barre, VT 5641

Clinton Essex Warren Washington BOCES

1585 Military Turnpike
Plattsburgh, NY 12901

Northwest Career & Technical Center – Accredited

71 South Main Street
Saint Albans, VT 5478

O'Briens Aveda Institute – Accredited

400 Cornerstone Drive 220
Williston, VT 5495
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