Jobs in the Cosmetology Field
After completing this course you will be prepared to pass the required Massachusetts or Rhode Island State Board Exam. You will be well prepared for the salon or spa! If hair, skin, and nails is what you're looking for Cosmetology School is right for you.
- Small Independent Salons: these salons generally have only 3 styling chairs and are owned by hairstylists that work behind the chair as well as manage.
- Independent Salon Chains: these salons tend to have more styling chairs and up to 10 different locations owned by the same person or group.
- Large National Salon Chains: these salons also tend to have many styling chairs, and locations throughout the country. A lot of newly licensed professionals start in these salons because of the secure pay and the benefits.
- Franchise Salons: these salons are owned by individuals who pay a fee to use the name. With the purchase of the name they also receive a business plan and can take advantage of the national marketing campaigns.
- Platform artists generally work for hair care company's and do stage work at hair shows.
Hair Color Technicians
- Specialize in hair coloring techniques
- Enter the exciting world of fashion. Every fashion model needs a make up expert or hairstylist.
- Motion pictures, television and theater all have positions for hairstylists, manicurists or makeup artists.
Industry Product Representative
- Work for an industry product company doing sales or education on their specific product line. This profession often requires travel.
Cruise Ship Stylist
- Cruise ships often have spa's and salons in need of stylists. This could be an exciting way to see the world while you work.
Make up artist
- Movies, television, and the fashion world need people who specialize in make up artistry.
- The School industry is another option for the right person. With the skills of a cosmetologist you may find it very rewarding to help others to learn this wonderful industry.