By: Abby Martinez

Career Description

Cosmetologists provide beauty services, such as shampooing, cutting, styling, and coloring hair. Apply makeup, can provide nail services as well.

Job outlook 2014-24

10% (faster than average)

Annual Wage

Illinois Average- $28,020

Work Environment

Most cosmetologists work at salons. They might be an employee or work independently.

High School Preparation

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  • Empire Beauty School-Stone Park

  • Ms.Robert's Beauty Academy-Villa Park

  • Cosmetology Training Center-Stone Park

  • In order to enter any of these schools, you must meet the age requirements and also have a high school diploma or equivalent.