Why a Career in Cosmetology?
Like creative freedom and variety?
Need flexible work hours?
Seeking financial security?
Want a career with endless job opportunities?
A career in cosmetology could be just right for you. Natural Images combines classroom study with demonstrations and hands-on experience to prepare you for success in whichever cosmetology field you choose.
- Esthetician (Makeup and Skin Care)
- Hair Stylist
- Nail Care Technician
- Shampoo Technician
- Sales Consultant / Representative
- Salon Manager or Owner
- Private Beauty Culture School Owner
- School Instructor
- Corporate Educational Director
- Total Beauty Image Consultant
- Fashion and Color Counselor
- TV, Magazine, Movie Designer
- Theatrical Makeup Artist
The cosmetology industry is growing through 2012 from 14.7% for hairdressers to 22.7% for nail technicians. Average annual salary for salon professionals in Texas is $37,168 according to NACCAS Job Demand Survey 2007 – Results for Texas. The salon industry needs many more new salon professionals than it can supply, creating a job-seekers market. In Texas 69% of salon owners trying to hire new employees in 2006 said they were unable to find properly-trained applicants. Annual wages can reach $21,830 for shampoo technicians, $30,820 for nail technicians, $37,380 for cosmetologists, $44,570 for skin care specialists and $68,900 for make-up artists, according to the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics. Best Careers for a Changing Job Landscape – US News and World Report