Makeup Artistry Schools in Pennsylvania

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The Beauty Institute – Accredited

9902 East Roosevelt Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19115

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

1804 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

(332) 334-8848
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Chasse Permanent Makeup

3462 Delaware Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15214

Color Vanity Training

620 William Penn Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Gorgeous Artistry

345 Freeport Road 2nd Floor
Aspinwall, PA 15215

Metro Beauty Academy – Accredited

4977 Medical Center Circle
Allentown, PA 18106

Pittsburgh Makeup

662 North Main Street
Greensburg, PA 15601

Studio KP

1613 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19125

The Fine Arts of Beauty

20555 Perry Highway Suite D
Cranberry Township, PA 16066

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Pennsylvania Makeup Artist Careers At a Glance
  • The average salary for makeup artists in Pennsylvania is $48,724 ($23.43/hour). This is higher than the national average of $47,917 ($23.04/hour).
  • There is a predicted 10% job increase between 2016 – 2026 for cosmetologists, including makeup artists. This is higher than the expected national growth of 9%.

Are you flirting with a career as a Pennsylvania makeup artist? Before you jump into a commitment with a local makeup school, you'll want to check out all your options. There are some pretty stylish makeup artists in Pennsylvania that can provide you with plenty of inspiration. If you want to offer on-location services, check out Julie Fischer, owner of Made Ya Blush, which provides makeup services for all types of events and businesses. If you want to specialize in high-end events and clients, take a look at Kiss and Makeup and the services they provide.

What else is so special about makeup artist training in Pennsylvania? Well, every program is different.. Some salons offer one-off makeup courses that focus on specific techniques, while others offer complete programs. If you have a particular interest, like applying special effects or character makeup, you will want to be sure your program covers it. We recommend talking with multiple schools. This will help you weigh the cost, courses, timelines for completion, and all the details that may affect your decision. Keep reading for more PA makeup license information below.

State License Requirements

To work as a professional makeup artist in Pennsylvania, you should earn your esthetician or cosmetology license. Since there is not a specific license for makeup, these are your two best options. If you are just focused on makeup and aren't interested in hair or nail services, then we recommend esthetician programs. Cosmetology programs can be good if you want to learn a full spectrum of skills.

Education Details

Many Pennsylvania makeup artist programs can give you a broad set of skills that can help you work in many areas and develop the professional skills to succeed. Since this is a broad field, with opportunities in film, television, salons, theater, advertising, modeling, and more, compare all your program options before making an enrollment decision. Look at the courses each school offers to make sure the learning outcomes align with your professional goals.

Makeup artist courses in Pennsylvania

  • Bridal
  • Television
  • Senior and male
  • FX

License Renewal

The renewal process for a cosmetologist license in PA is every two years, with a January 31st deadline, and $67 fee.

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Average yearly salary for makeup artistry in Pennsylvania

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