Ashland has a general population of 21,981 and an overall student population of 4,419. Approximately 4,419 of Ashland's students are enrolled in schools that offer cosmetology programs.
Ashland Community and Technical College is the largest cosmetology school in Ashland, based on student population. In 2010, Ashland Community and Technical College graduated approximately 6 students from its cosmetology program.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a cosmetology certificate from one of Ashland's cosmetology schools. In 2009 tuition at cosmetology schools in Ashland was $3,000 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for cosmetology related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a cosmetologist in Ashland, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 5,910 cosmetologists in Kentucky, 230 were working in the greater Ashland area. Ashland's cosmetologist workforce is projected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for cosmetologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a cosmetologist in Ashland is $21,740 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for cosmetologists.