Esthetician Schools and Careers in Charlotte

Charlotte, North Carolina, is one of the fastest-growing cities in America—and with growth comes opportunity. Between 2004–2014, no metro area added more residents—Charlotte just passed Indianapolis to become America's 16th largest city. Many of those new residents are millennials, bringing the city's average age to a young 35. That's good news for estheticians because younger people spend the most on skincare by far.

The city is also culturally diverse, which opens up new avenues for ambitious and unconventional beauty entrepreneurs. Rachel Roff opened a salon in Charlotte in the 2000s and founded Urban Skin Rx after noticing that African American women had fewer product choices—despite comprising half the female population in the South. The company just won its second Forbes Beauty and Money Spotlight Award.

Unlike so many struggling retail chains, skincare giant Sephora is riding the beauty boom into a major out-of-mall expansion. One of the first new locations will be in Charlotte. A short drive away in Oxford is Revlon Consumer Products Corporation's largest manufacturing plant. In 2020, the cosmetics giant was one of six companies to win the 2019 Governor's Export Award for its economic contributions to the state.

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A brief search of esthetician jobs in Charlotte reveals more than a hundred current openings. Although the median hourly wage for estheticians in Charlotte hovers just below the national median of $15.05, salaries in those job listings often exceed $50,000 a year, or $30 an hour. If you are interested in pursuing an esthetics career in Charlotte, North Carolina, now is a great time! Learn more about educational opportunities below.

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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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1520 South Boulevard
Charlotte, NC 28203

(704) 333-9940
Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics

2375 Cherry Road
Rock Hill, SC 29732

(803) 328–5166
Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics
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Academy of Artistic Hair Design – Accredited

114 Wilkesboro Avenue
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Academy of Nails & Esthetics – Accredited

415 Minuet Lane
Charlotte, NC 28217

Anew Vision Academy – Accredited

605 West 25th Street
Newton, NC 28658

Gaston College – Accredited

7220 Wilkinson Boulevard
Belmont, NC 28012

Gaston College

201 Highway 321 South
Dallas, NC 28034

Gaston College – Accredited

511 South Aspen
Lincolnton, NC 28034

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College – Accredited

489 North Cannon Boulevard
Kannapolis, NC 28081

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

1333 Jake Alexander Boulevard South
Salisbury, NC 28146

V Tran Beauty Academy – Accredited

605 Phillip Davis Drive
Charlotte, NC 28217
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