Esthetician Schools Near Paducah / Cape Girardeau / Harrisburg / Mt. Vernon

Although Harrisburg, Illinois, is a small town, it is within a cluster of three other cities—in three other states!—that can provide you with quality esthetician programs. (Be sure to check with each state's board of cosmetology to learn about reciprocity options.). You also find a variety of career options within this cluster of towns. Any of them would be a great place to start your career as an esthetician.

The following are esthetician salaries and job outlook for each state.

Location Annual Salary Career Outlook: Projected Job Growth, 2016–2026
Illinois $36,800 ($17.69/hour) 4%
Kentucky $37,150 ($17.86/hour) 10%
Indiana $28,080 ($13.50/hour) 11%
Missouri $40,430 ($19.44/hour) 10%

Sources: and CareerOneStop

You can find esthetician schools in all four cities that will help you complete the state requirements for becoming a licensed esthetician.

Location Licensing Requirements
Illinois 750 hours; pass written and skills test
Kentucky 750 training hours; pass written and skills test
Indiana 700 training hours; pass written and skills test
Missouri 750 training hours or 1,500 apprenticeship hours; pass written and skills test

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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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Great Ambitions School of Cosmetology – Accredited

1102 Paris Road
Mayfield, KY 42066

Poplar Bluff Technical Career Center – Accredited

3203 Oak Grove Road
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901

Renaissance Beauty Academy – Accredited

268 South Mount Auburn Road
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

Rend Lake College

468 North Ken Gray Parkway
Ina, IL 62846

Shawnee Community College

8364 Shawnee College Road
Ullin, IL 62992
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You must attend school in the state you want to practice in. Most states require that you graduate from an accredited school. Learn more about the requirements in your state.

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