Cosmetology Schools near Seattle / Tacoma, WA

The major metro area of Seattle and Tacoma, Washington is a perfect place to start a new career in the cosmetology industry. Not only is this beautiful region full of fun outdoor activities like hiking and wine tasting, but U.S. News also named it the 25th safest and fastest-growing, as well as the 9th best, place to live in the United States. This area also includes the nearby suburbs of Bellevue and Redmond, where the Amazon and Microsoft global headquarters are located.

Because working professionals in technology and outdoor enthusiasts alike flock to the Seattle area, there is a definite demand for more cosmetologists. In fact, CareerOneStop reports an anticipated 27% increase in jobs for cosmetologists in the state through 2026.

Seattle-Tacoma is one of the top-paying areas in the country for cosmetologists, according to the BLS. Beauty professionals here made an average of $43,560 in 2019, which is about $21.81 per hour. Apply to one of the cosmetology schools in Seattle below to work toward licensing by the state board, which requires 1,600 hours of training or 2,000 hours of an apprenticeship. Once you’ve completed your two exams, you’ll be a licensed cosmetologist in the state of Washington.

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Paul Mitchell The School

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802 East Pike Street
Seattle, WA 98122

(206) 302-1044
Cosmetology, Esthetics

509 South 1st Street
Mount Vernon, WA 98273

(425) 336-5120
Barbering, Cosmetology, Esthetics

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AHC Barber And Beauty College – Accredited

6712 Evergreen Way
Everett, WA 98203

Aria Hair and Beauty Institute – Accredited

532 Rainier Avenue South Suite B
Renton, WA 98057

Bellingham Technical College – Accredited

3028 Lindbergh Avenue
Bellingham, WA 98225

BJ's Beauty & Barber College – Accredited

5239 South Tacoma Way
Tacoma, WA 98409

Bremerton School District – Accredited

134 Marion Avenue North
Bremerton, WA 98312

Centralia Beauty College – Accredited

217 South Tower Avenue
Centralia, WA 98531

Char-Glo School Of Beauty – Accredited

1418 South Pioneer Way
Moses Lake, WA 98837

Classy Beauty School – Accredited

1231 South Jackson Street
Seattle, WA 98144

Clover Park Technical College – Accredited

4500 Steilacoom Boulevard Southwest
Lakewood, WA 98499

Everett Community College – Accredited

2000 Tower Street
Everett, WA 98201

Evergreen Beauty College – Accredited

802 Southeast Everett Mall Way Suite A
Everett, WA 98208

Evergreen Beauty College – Accredited

1222 Bronson Way North
Renton, WA 98057

Evergreen Beauty College – Accredited

18336 Aurora Avenue North Suite 103
Shoreline, WA 98133

Expo Beauty Institute – Accredited

2534 15th Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98144

Fosbre Academy of Hair Design – Accredited

2703 Capital Mall Drive Southwest
Olympia, WA 98501

Gene Juarez Academy of Beauty – Accredited

2222 South 314 Street
Federal Way, WA 98003

Gene Juarez Academy of Beauty – Accredited

24255 Van Ry Boulevard Suite A
Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043

H & K Cosmetology Unlimited – Accredited

8815 South Tacoma Way
Lakewood, WA 98499

Katie Beauty Academy – Accredited

10424 16th Avenue Southwest
Seattle, WA 98146

Lake Washington Institute of Technology

11605 132nd Avenue Northeast
Kirkland, WA 98034

Lany's Beauty Academy – Accredited

420 Dougals Street
Wenatchee, WA 98801

Lee's Beauty School – Accredited

1833 4th Avenue East
Olympia, WA 98506

Lincoln Beauty School – Accredited

702 South 38th Street A
Tacoma, WA 98418

Majorelle Beauty Academy

14306 124th Avenue Northeast
Kirkland, WA 98034

Maria Bonita College Of Beauty – Accredited

216 Southwest 152nd Street
Burien, WA 98148

Mayelas Beauty Academy – Accredited

6220 Perry Avenue Southeast
Auburn, WA 98092

Olympic College

1600 Chester Avenue
Bremerton, WA 98337

Paroba College of Cosmetology – Accredited

9930 Evergreen Way Building Y
Everett, WA 98203

Seattle Beauty Academy – Accredited

3320 Rainier Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98144

Shoreline Community College

16101 Greenwood Avenue North
Shoreline, WA 98133

Sno-Isle Tech Skills Center – Accredited

9001 Airport Road
Everett, WA 98204

Studio 121 School Of Cosmetology – Accredited

1222 East Front Street
Port Angeles, WA 98362

Summit Salon Academy – Accredited

3702 South Fife Street Suite B102
Tacoma, WA 98409

Vuu's Beauty School – Accredited

807 King Street
Seattle, WA 98104

Washington Beauty School – Accredited

4811 California Avenue Southwest
Seattle, WA 98116

Wenatchee School District – Accredited

235 Sunset Avenue
Wenatchee, WA 98801

Zara Academy

208 South Wenatchee Avenue
Wenatchee, WA 98801

Zorganics Institute Beauty and Wellness – Accredited

410 West Bakerview Road Suite 112
Bellingham, WA 98226
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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.

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