Esthetician Schools in Montana

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Crevier's Academy of Cosmetology Arts – Accredited

240 West Idaho
Kalispell, MT 59901

Montana Academy of Salons – Accredited

501 2nd Street South
Great Falls, MT 59405

Montana Beauty Institute – Accredited

40 27th Street West Suite #2
Billings, MT 59102

Montana Skin Academy

2901 Brooks Street J1
Missoula, MT 59801

Moxie Makeup & Lash Studio

145 West Main Street
Missoula, MT 59802
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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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How to Become a Esthetician in Montana

Montana Esthetician Careers At a Glance
  • 650 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 Montana is $31,510 ($15.15/hour). This is lower than the national average of $34,090 ($16.39/hour).
  • There is a predicted 11% job increase between 2018-2028 for estheticians nationally.

With an esthetician's skills, tools and facial manipulations, you can give clients beautiful skin that doesn't need a single Instagram filter.

Skin care is a growing part of the beauty industry, with clients spending more on services, high-end products, and expert treatments every year.

State License Requirements

650 Education Hours

Required to earn a esthetics license

Once you've completed your training and done what it takes to become a confident skin care specialist, you can move on to the licensing process. The Montana Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists requires you to pass a written test and a skills test, in addition to paying a licensing fee of $80.

Education Details

Before you can work your magic on clients' skin, you need to know how skin works, what interventions work with different skin problems, and what the latest research says about skin care. That's where training comes in! Esthetics training in Montana provides students with at least 650 hours of education. Over the course of your training, you should get plenty of experience with theory and practical techniques, including the topics below.

Topics Taught at MT Esthetic Schools

  • Salon management
  • Business methods
  • Customer service
  • Bacteriology
  • Sanitation
  • Sterilization and safety
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Diseases and disorders of the skin
  • Massage
  • Skin care
  • Makeup
  • Facials
  • Artificial eyelashes and eyelash extensions
  • Skin exfoliation
  • Waxing

License Renewal

2 Years

License renewal period

0 Hours

Continuing education required

A licensing fee is required every 2 years to keep the license valid in the state of Montana.

Montana Esthetics Careers


Average yearly salary for esthetics in Montana

Salaries in Montana are in line with national averages. On average, Montana skin care specialists earn $31,510 per year (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2020).

Estheticians in Montana are a large part of this state's beauty industry, providing in-demand services to people of all backgrounds and ages. If you are all about facial skin care and makeup, you can focus on chemical peels, facials, scrubs, and makeup application. Interested in whole-body skin care? Pull in clients with body wraps, mud packs, and detox scrubs. Whatever you're passionate about in the world of esthetics, bring it to the customers of your spa, salon, or resort!

Contact the Montana State Board of Esthetics

Montana Department of Labor and Industry
Esthetics/Skin Care

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