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Cosmetology Program at Clover Park Technical College (CPTC)

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Cosmetology Program

The cosmetology program at Clover Park Technical College prepares students for a career as a barber, salon manager, skin care specialist, nail technician, esthetician, or cosmetology teacher. The program focuses on hair-style, cut and trim, as well as performing manicures, pedicures, and massage. Program courses include: hair cutting and styling, manicuring, pedicuring, facial treatments, shampooing, chemical applications, esthetics, shop management, sanitation and safety, customer service, and applicable professional and labor laws and regulations. Get more details below including other Washington colleges that offer cosmetology program.

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Students Enrolled in the Cosmetology Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. CPTC offers a less than four-year award program in cosmetology.

Students by Gender (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Male0
Female11

Students by Race (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Asian1
Black3
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders1
White5

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Cosmetology program at CPTC, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists

  • Description:

    Provide beauty services, such as shampooing, cutting, coloring, and styling hair, and massaging and treating scalp. May apply makeup, dress wigs, perform hair removal, and provide nail and skin care services.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 15.7% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division
      • Total Employment: 4,970
      • Average Hourly Rate: $18.08
      • Average Annual Salary: $37,610
    • Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division
      • Total Employment: 1,020
      • Average Hourly Rate: $14.48
      • Average Annual Salary: $30,120

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance

  • Description:

    Apply makeup to performers to reflect period, setting, and situation of their role.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, makeup artists, theatrical and performance employment is expected to grow at a rate of 3.4% from 2010 to 2020

Manicurists and Pedicurists

  • Description:

    Clean and shape customers' fingernails and toenails. May polish or decorate nails.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, manicurists and pedicurists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 16.7% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division
      • Total Employment: 1,270
      • Average Hourly Rate: $12.52
      • Average Annual Salary: $26,040
    • Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division
      • Average Hourly Rate: $12.19
      • Average Annual Salary: $25,350

Skin Care Specialists

  • Description:

    Provide skincare treatments to face and body to enhance an individual's appearance. Includes electrologists and laser hair removal specialists.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, skin care specialists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 24.6% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division
      • Total Employment: 570
      • Average Hourly Rate: $18.03
      • Average Annual Salary: $37,500
    • Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division
      • Total Employment: 60
      • Average Hourly Rate: $18.92
      • Average Annual Salary: $39,360

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Cosmetology Programs in Washington

Cosmetology programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Bates Technical College

Tacoma, WA
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (A)
  • Barber (A)
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Olympic College

Bremerton, WA
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (A)
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Everett Community College

Everett, WA
Type: Community College

25 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (A)
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Walla Walla Community College

Walla Walla, WA
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (A)
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Spokane Community College

Spokane, WA
Type: Community College

29 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Cosmetology (A)