In coming years, employment in cosmetology field will increase rapidly that provides more opportunities for the skilled and qualified cosmetologists. According to US department of labor statistics, there will be 24% raise in the employment opportunity by the year 2020.
The average salary that a cosmetologist draws while working is $22,500 per annum and the hourly rate paid to cosmetologist is $10.82 per hour. Every cosmetologist must have proper educational credentials along with other certifications issued by the American cosmetologist's association. It is determined that 31% of employers look for candidates who have attended college, 10% look for individuals who hold associated degree and 59% of recruiters look for additional certification apart from basic education.
Several top positions related to cosmetology field include hairstylist, nail technician, barber and makeup artist. The top states that provide employment for cosmetologist include New York and it provides 25,600 openings, Texas is in next position with 25,120 openings.