California Cosmetology Schools and Training Programs (Beauty Schools)

Career Information for Hairdressers And Cosmetologists in California

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Fast Facts for Hairdressers And Cosmetologists in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Yuba City, Santa Cruz and Santa Rosa
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Salinas, Visalia and El Centro
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Santa Ana, San Diego and Riverside

Salaries for Hairdressers And Cosmetologists in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: San Francisco, Santa Cruz and Sacramento

Schools for Hairdressers And Cosmetologists in California are listed below.

Selected Cosmetology Schools in California

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Milan Institute of Cosmetology
La Quinta, Visalia

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  • Programs: Cosmetology, Esthetician , Barbering*
  • Degrees: Diploma
Milan Institute

Prepare for an exciting new career at the Milan Institute.

  • Programs: Cosmetology, Esthetician, Barbering
  • Degrees: Diploma

Start your career with training from Blake Austin College - Beauty Academy.

  • Programs: Cosmetology, Esthetician / Massage Therapy
  • Degrees: Certificate

Start your career with training from Alameda Beauty College.

  • Programs: Cosmetology
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More California Cosmetology Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Allan Hancock College Santa Maria Associate 13,176
Barstow Community College Barstow Associate 2,906
Butte College Oroville Associate 12,228
Cerritos College Norwalk Associate 22,273
Citrus College Glendora Associate 11,467
College of San Mateo San Mateo Associate 10,516
College of the Sequoias Visalia Associate 11,697
Contra Costa College San Pablo Associate 7,147
East San Gabriel Valley Regional Occupational Program West Covina Associate 672
El Camino College Torrance Associate 24,895
Fullerton College Fullerton Associate 20,719
Gavilan College Gilroy Associate 6,049
Golden West College Huntington Beach Associate 13,354
Laney College Oakland Associate 11,745
Lassen Community College Susanville Associate 1,829
Los Angeles Trade Technical College Los Angeles Associate 13,194
Los Medanos College Pittsburg Associate 8,360
MTI College Sacramento Associate 619
MiraCosta College Oceanside Associate 10,682
Pasadena City College Pasadena Associate 26,672
Riverside Community College Riverside Associate 30,961
Sacramento City College Sacramento Associate 24,596
Saddleback College Mission Viejo Associate 18,371
San Diego City College San Diego Associate 17,013
San Jose City College San Jose Associate 9,805
Santa Barbara City College Santa Barbara Associate 21,632
Santa Monica College Santa Monica Associate 28,958
Santiago Canyon College Orange Associate 14,085
Skyline College San Bruno Associate 8,359
Solano Community College Fairfield Associate 11,163
Yuba College Marysville Associate 9,904

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Hairdressers And Cosmetologists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for California. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Hairdressers And Cosmetologists

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Hairdressers And Cosmetologists relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Bakersfield 190 $22320 0.25
Fresno 340 $25760 0.4
Hanford 0 $22680 0
Corcoran 0 $22680 0
Chico 0 $21210 0
Oxnard 380 $22340 0.51
Thousand Oaks 380 $22340 0.51
Ventura 380 $22340 0.51
Redding 190 $22200 1.27
Riverside 1700 $22860 0.52
San Bernardino 1700 $22860 0.52
Ontario 1700 $22860 0.52
Sacramento 1430 $24110 0.65
Roseville 1430 $24110 0.65
Arden 1430 $24110 0.65
Arcade 1430 $24110 0.65
Salinas 260 $21850 0.63
Los Angeles 9940 $22680 0.7
Long Beach 9940 $22680 0.7
Anaheim 9940 $22680 0.7
San Diego 2490 $22900 0.73
Carlsbad 2490 $22900 0.73
Santa Cruz 200 $21990 0.89
Watsonville 200 $21990 0.89
Santa Maria 290 $22330 0.64
Santa Barbara 290 $22330 0.64
Santa Rosa 390 $23760 0.83
San Francisco 4440 $28180 0.8
Oakland 4440 $28180 0.8
Hayward 4440 $28180 0.8
Stockton 220 $19980 0.4
Lodi 220 $19980 0.4
San Jose 2530 $22900 0.99
Sunnyvale 2530 $22900 0.99
Santa Clara 2530 $22900 0.99
Vallejo 370 $19430 1.16
Fairfield 370 $19430 1.16
Yuba City 100 $22610 1.01
San Luis Obispo 0 $34540 0
Paso Robles 0 $34540 0
Arroyo Grande 0 $34540 0
Merced 110 $21850 0.7
Modesto 250 $19860 0.6
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