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Why Cosmetology

Why a Career in Cosmetology?

Enjoy people?
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.

Career Opportunities

  • Cosmetologist
  • 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

Financial Security

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