Russell has a general population of 3,645 and an overall student population of 136. Approximately 136 of Russell's students are enrolled in schools that offer cosmetology programs.
Of the 1 cosmetology schools in Russell, the largest cosmetology school, by student population, is Bellefonte Academy of Beauty. Approximately 23 students graduated in 2010 from Bellefonte Academy of Beauty with credentials in cosmetology.
In 2010, 33 students graduated with a cosmetology certificate from one of Russell's cosmetology schools.
Many cosmetology graduates choose to work as cosmetologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Russell, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 5,910 cosmetologists in Kentucky, 230 were working in the greater Russell area. The government projects that the number of cosmetologists in Russell will 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 Russell is $21,740 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for cosmetologists.