Esthetician Schools and Careers in Philadelphia

Philadelphia has all the elements to find success as an esthetician in the city. WalletHub ranked Philadelphia 144th out of 150 major metro areas in the U.S. on skin health and care, but looking at the demand for skin care specialists in the city, residents recognize the need. Not only is the Philadelphia metro region the fifth-highest employer in the field, but the annual mean wage for estheticians is $38,460 a year; this is higher than both the national median esthetician pay of $31,290 and the state’s median esthetician income of $33,790. Philadelphia, along with the whole state of Pennsylvania, has a higher than average projected job growth of 11% for estheticians between 2016 and 2026.

Beyond the opportunities for estheticians in the city, Philadelphia is simply a great place to live. Not only did the city play a central role in the nation’s history, but it also has a substantial stake in contemporary culture. The city has a vibrant food, art, and culture scene, making it a fun place to live and a draw to tourists. As a bonus, it’s pretty affordable for an East Coast metropolis.

Pennsylvania requires 300 hours of training to qualify for an esthetician license. All the Philadelphia programs below would meet those state requirements.

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Paul Mitchell The School

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Aveda Institute

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Georgia Career Institute (GA)

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211 South Gulph Road Suite 100
King Of Prussia, PA 19406

(484) 690-1400
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Massage Therapy

4026 Woodhaven Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154

(215) 637-3700
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

8200 Town Center Boulevard
Voorhees, NJ 8043

Barbering, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Makeup Artistry, Nail Technology

70 East Holly Avenue
Pitman, NJ 8071

(856) 553-6079
Barbering, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

50 East Butler Pike
Ambler, PA 19002

Barbering, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Makeup Artistry, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

9902 East Roosevelt Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19115

Barbering, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Makeup Artistry, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

130 West Main Street Suite 106
Collegeville, PA 19426

(610) 489-7788
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Teacher Training
Venus Beauty Academy – Accredited

600 Turner Industrial Way
Aston, PA 19014

Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

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Academy of Massage & Bodywork – Accredited

1218 Pulaski Highway Suite 324
Bear, DE 19701

Belle Institute

6534 Castor Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19149

Bucks County School of Beauty Culture – Accredited

1761 Bustleton Pike
Feasterville, PA 19053

Chrome Institute of Cosmetology – Accredited

1 Campus Boulevard
Newtown Square, PA 19073

Dawn Career Institute – Accredited

252 Chapman Road Suite 100
Newark, DE 19702

Dream Cosmetology Institute

1715 Markley Street suite 1725
Norristown, PA 19401

Innovate Salon Academy - Ewing Township – Accredited

25 Scotch Road
Ewing Township, NJ 8628

Jean Madeline Aveda Institute - Bensalem – Accredited

528 Neshaminy Mall
Bensalem, PA 19020

Jean Madeline Aveda Institute - Queen Village – Accredited

315 A Bainbridge Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

Jean Madeline Aveda Institute - University City – Accredited

3945 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

P B Cosmetology Education Center

110 Monmouth Street
Gloucester City, NJ 8030

Paul Mitchell The School Delaware – Accredited

1420 Pulaski Highway
Newark, DE 19702

Professional Academy of Cosmetology

516 East Marshall Street
Norristown, PA 19401

Queen Beauty Academy

6133 Colgate Street
Philadelphia, PA 19111

Schilling-Douglas School of Hair Design – Accredited

211 Louviers Drive
Newark, DE 19711

Shore Beauty School – Accredited

3003 English Creek Avenue
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 8234

Universal A Rising Sun Beauty School

4717 Rising Sun Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19120
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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.

Cost of Esthetician Schools in Philadelphia

In the Philadelphia area, the range of reported Esthetician schools runs from $3,660 – $7,999, with an average of $5,106.

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