Opelousas has a general population of 22,860 and an overall student population of 28. Approximately 28 of Opelousas's students are enrolled in schools that offer cosmetology programs.
Of the 1 cosmetology schools in Opelousas, the largest cosmetology school, by student population, is Opelousas School of Cosmetology Inc. Approximately 15 students graduated in 2010 from Opelousas School of Cosmetology Inc with credentials in cosmetology.
A reported 15 students graduated with credentials in cosmetology in Opelousas in 2010.
Many cosmetology graduates choose to work as cosmetologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Opelousas, your job prospects are good. There were 5,190 cosmetologists working in Louisiana and 160 working in the greater Opelousas area in 2010. The government projects that the number of cosmetologists in Opelousas will increase by 13% 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 Opelousas is $25,220 per year, which is higher than the average for cosmetologists state-wide.