Esthetician Schools in Kansas
Looking for a career as an esthetician in Kansas? You've found a great place to begin! Browse our directory of esthetician schools in Kansas, or skip ahead to learn about the state's esthetician licensing requirements and job outlook.
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1130 West Loop Place
Manhattan, KS 66502
3804 West Douglas
Wichita, KS 67203
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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- 1,000 education hours are required to become licensed.
- You must renew your license every 2 years.
- 0 continuing education hours are required to renew your license.
- Average salary for estheticians in Kansas is $40,800.
- There is a predicted 17% job increase between 2021-2031 for estheticians nationally.
Esthetician Salary and Projected Job Growth in Kansas
Average yearly salary for esthetics in Kansas
Though Kansas does not publish job growth information for estheticians, the field is expected to grow by 17 percent nationwide between 2021 and 2031.
The highest-paying metro areas for estheticians in Kansas are:
|Metro Area||2022 Median Salary|
|Kansas City, MO-KS||$35,520|
Table information sourced from O*Net (2023)
What To Expect From an Esthetician Program in Kansas
Required to earn a esthetics license
To become an esthetician in Kansas, you must complete 1,000 hours of education in a school licensed by the Kansas Board of Cosmetology.
Depending on the beauty school you attend, your curriculum may include:
Skin anatomy and physiology
Skin analysis and consultation
Advanced skin treatments
Temporary hair removal
Student specific needs
Can I Apprentice as an Esthetician in Kansas?
You can't earn an esthetician license in Kansas via a traditional apprenticeship program. However, you must obtain an apprentice license when you enroll in an esthetician training program in the state. Without one, you can't practice on clients.
The number of apprentice hours you must complete is determined by your school.
Kansas Esthetician Licensing Requirements
Before completing the final steps to receive your esthetician license, you need to pass the Kansas Board of Cosmetology's written theory exam and written practical exam.
You can enroll for the tests within 80 hours of completing your 1,000-hour training program. However, you must complete your entire esthetician training program when you take the exam.
Let your school know when you're ready to take your exam so they can verify you've completed the training program, which is a registration requirement. You'll need to pay a $75 fee to register for each test. Finally, you'll select the date and location of your exam online.
You must receive 75 percent or better on the exams to pass.
You can expect the following on the theory exam:
The written practical exam includes:
If you need ADA accommodations for your exams, request them when you log in to your registration account for the first time.
Kansas fully outlines the exam procedures. On exam day, you must bring a valid ID and ensure your name and date of birth match your online account. You must also pay the $75 testing fee by credit card online before you arrive at the testing site.
Kansas Esthetician Licensure Reciprocity
Kansas does not offer direct reciprocity with other states. But, if you have an active license in another state and you've completed 1,000 training hours, you can earn your license in Kansas via a 20-question open-book exam.
The only other requirements are to:
License renewal period
Continuing education required
Kansas licenses expire every two years in the month of your birthday. You must renew your license by the last day of your birth month. The cost to renew any type of beauty license is $45. Continuing education hours are only required for renewing permanent makeup artist licenses and cosmetology instructor licenses. Cosmetology continuing education is always recommended to stay current in the industry.
Contact the Kansas State Board of Esthetics
Resources for Estheticians in Kansas
National Coalition of Estheticians Association (NCEA)
This Facebook page from the NCEA keeps you up to date on laws and regulations concerning estheticians in Kansas.
Changes have been proposed for some of the regulations and curriculum requirements for estheticians in Kansas. Stay up to date through the state board.