Portsmouth has a general population of 20,909 and an overall student population of 8,944. Approximately 92 of Portsmouth's students are enrolled in schools that offer cosmetology programs.
Of the 1 cosmetology schools in Portsmouth, the largest cosmetology school, by student population, is Paramount Beauty Academy. Approximately 22 students graduated in 2010 from Paramount Beauty Academy with credentials in cosmetology.
In 2010, 30 students graduated with a cosmetology certificate from one of Portsmouth's cosmetology schools.
After graduating with your credentials in cosmetology, if you decide to work as a cosmetologist in Portsmouth, your job prospects are good. There were 31,320 cosmetologists working in Ohio and 280 working in the greater Portsmouth area in 2010. Portsmouth's cosmetologist workforce is projected to increase by 17% 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 Portsmouth is $18,410 per year, which is lower than the average for cosmetologists state-wide.