Pennsylvania Cosmetology Schools and Training Programs (Beauty Schools)

Career Information for Hairdressers And Cosmetologists in Pennsylvania

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Fast Facts for Hairdressers And Cosmetologists in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Erie, Altoona and Johnstown
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: State College, York and Reading
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Allentown

Salaries for Hairdressers And Cosmetologists in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Philadelphia, State College and Allentown

Schools for Hairdressers And Cosmetologists in Pennsylvania are listed below.

Selected Cosmetology Schools in Pennsylvania

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  • Programs: Cosmetology, Barbering
  • Degrees: Diploma, Associate
Jolie Hair and Beauty Academy
Hazleton, Wilkes Barre

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Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lebanon, Monroeville, Moosic, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Pottsville, Reading, Shamokin Dam, Warminster, West Mifflin, Wyncote, York

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More Pennsylvania Cosmetology Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Community College of Allegheny County Pittsburgh Associate 18,525
Community College of Beaver County Monaca Associate 3,194
Douglas Education Center Monessen Associate 280
Laurel Business Institute Uniontown Associate 313

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Hairdressers And Cosmetologists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Pennsylvania. 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


Altoona 220 $21960 1.46
Gettysburg 90 $27850 1.14
Bloomsburg 80 $28680 0.75
Berwick 80 $28680 0.75
Harrisburg 1050 $27210 1.33
Carlisle 1050 $27210 1.33
Johnstown 230 $29130 1.69
Chambersburg 230 $20480 1.61
Waynesboro 230 $20480 1.61
East Stroudsburg 170 $22830 1.21
Erie 550 $25760 1.72
Pittsburgh 6130 $22960 2.14
Reading 750 $25420 1.74
Lancaster 1000 $21990 1.71
Lebanon 180 $19420 1.46
Scranton 880 $25580 1.36
Wilkes 880 $25580 1.36
Barre 880 $25580 1.36
Hazleton 880 $25580 1.36
State College 230 $20490 1.37
Williamsport 160 $19260 1.19
York 690 $24790 1.55
Hanover 690 $24790 1.55
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