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Cosmetology Instructor Salary

How much does a Cosmetology Instructor make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Cosmetology Instructor

$65,319 (USD)/yr

$31 (USD)/hr

$1,476 (USD)/yr

$64,511 (USD)/yr

$31 (USD)/hr

$1,476 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Instructs students in a variety of beauty-related courses, such as nail technology, hair styling, skin care, makeup, and other beautifying arts, as well as general concepts, such as health and sanitation, business practices, salon management, or laws and regulations. Demonstrates and lectures students on theory and how to practice beauty techniques and applications, using various teaching methods, such as lecture and demonstration, and uses audiovisual aids and other materials to supplement presentations. Prepares course objectives, outlines for course of study, and evaluation techniques, using training materials as well as personal experience and creativity and following curriculum guidelines or requirements of state and school. Gives assignments for lessons and corrects homework. Requires licensure in cosmetology.
The average cosmetology instructor salary in United States is $65,319 or an equivalent hourly rate of $31. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,476. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$47,047 (USD)

$80,472 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$75,723 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Cosmetology Instructor will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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