Cosmetology License

We asked 5970 job seekers about their Cosmetology License. This is what they told us:

  • 43% of job seekers said "help my career progression" was the biggest reason for earning their Cosmetology License
  • 83% said earning their Cosmetology License helped them make more money
  • 88% said earning their Cosmetology License helped them get a job
  • 91% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Cosmetology License

What are people saying about getting a Cosmetology License?

Did this certification help you make more money?

Based on 5,954 responses

83% said earning their Cosmetology License helped them make more money

Did this certification help you get a job?

Based on 5,954 responses

88% said earning their Cosmetology License helped them get a job

Would you recommend this certification?

Based on 5,951 responses

91% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Cosmetology License

Why did you decide to earn your Cosmetology License?

Based on 5,970 responses

Required for my current job
23%
Make more money
27%
Changing careers
28%
Get an edge over other candidates
5%
Help my career progression
43%
Other
25%

What was your job title after earning this certification?

Based on 4,603 responses

Cosmetologist View jobs
47%
Hair Stylist View jobs
21%
Stylist View jobs
10%
Makeup Artist View jobs
2%
Nail Technician View jobs
1%

What do people wish they knew before earning their Cosmetology License?

4,336 people answered

“I wish I knew how hard serving people could be. It's pleasing to make others happy. But some people are never pleased. Very hard job to maintain. Also make sure your ready for competition.”

July 19, 2019

“It is difficult to get reciprocity in Delaware.”

July 19, 2019

“I wish I had gotten a business license along with it.”

July 19, 2019

“How easy and fun it is helping others look and feel their best.”

July 19, 2019

“That cosmetology is so much more than hair.”

July 19, 2019

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Cosmetology License?

4,616 people answered

“It requires a lot from you but it is rewarding when all is complete.”

July 19, 2019

“Never give up if its your passion! Hair is fun. But it can also be just as challanging. You really have to put in great effort to be successful. But never forget to express yourself. You sell your self confidence, your clients will always love you for that. You make them feel wonferful. And look just as great. That is the advice i would give to a friend, or family memeber whose interested in one of my favorite careers, Cosmetology (Hair Styling)”

July 19, 2019

“The test requires a lot of study, the State Board practical is nerve wrecking, but it is worth it.”

July 19, 2019

“Know what school to go to and make a schedule for work and school.”

July 19, 2019

“Study the economic of the cosmetology field.”

July 19, 2019
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