Cosmetology Schools Near Cheyenne / Scottsbluff
If your dream is to help bridal parties and people going to special events look their best, consider beginning a career in cosmetology in the Cheyenne, Wyoming, or nearby Scottsbluff, Nebraska area. Cheyenne alone has over 140 wedding venues and is a popular choice for destination weddings, giving you a large potential pool of clients. Additionally, Scottsbluff is known for its Midwest Theater, so if character makeup is more your bag, Scottsbluff may be the better location for your career.
Cosmetologists in Cheyenne earned a mean salary of $34,910 ($16.79 per hour) in 2019. This is slightly higher than the mean salary for cosmetologists across the state of Wyoming, which was $33,970 ($16.33) in 2019. The Bureau of Labor Statistics does not maintain salary data for Scottsbluff, but the Nebraska mean yearly salary for cosmetologists in 2019 was $31,380 ($15.09). The number of jobs for cosmetologists in Wyoming is expected to grow by 1% between 2016 and 2016. It's expected to grow by 8% in Nebraska in the same period.
To become a licensed cosmetologist in Wyoming, you need to earn 1,600 hours of training, plus pass a written exam and a skills exam. To earn your cosmetology license in Nebraska, you must earn 1,800 hours of training and pass a written and skills exam. The schools below are available to help you earn your training hours and prepare you for success on your exams.
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