Lakewood has a total population of 58,211 and a student population of 14,761. Of these students, 6,573 are enrolled in schools that offer cosmetology programs.
The largest cosmetology school in Lakewood, by student population, is Clover Park Technical College. In 2010, Clover Park Technical College graduated approximately 40 students from its cosmetology program.
A total of 52 students graduated with credentials in cosmetology from cosmetology schools in Lakewood in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,859 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $972 for cosmetology related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in cosmetology, if you decide to work as a cosmetologist in Lakewood, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 16,720 cosmetologists in Washington State. Of these cosmetologists, 920 were working in the greater Lakewood area. Lakewood's cosmetologist workforce is projected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for cosmetologists.
As a cosmetologist in Lakewood, you can expect to make an average salary of $22,790 per year. This is lower than the average salary for cosmetologists in the state.
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