Career Outlook for Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists

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Also known as:
Beautician, Cosmetologist, Funeral Home Makeup Artist, Hair and Makeup Designer, Hair Colorist, Hair Stylist, Hairdresser, Hairpiece Stylist, Wedding Makeup Artist, Wig Stylist

The overall job outlook for Hairdresser, Hairstylist, and Cosmetologist careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 8.71 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 0.54 percent per year. Demand for Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists is expected to go up, with an expected 339,390 new jobs filled by 2029. This represents an annual increase of 12.47 percent over the next few years. Join our career community today!

TOP STATES

There are currently more Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists in the following states

Texas 30,730
California 25,090
Florida 23,010
New York 16,570
Pennsylvania 15,490
New Jersey 14,800
Ohio 14,790
BOTTOM STATES

The states below have the least number of filled positions for Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists

Guam
190
Wyoming
330
Vermont
370
Alaska
470
Puerto Rico
580
Montana
600
District of Columbia
610