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Best states for a Cosmetologist

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Do you wonder which states in the U.S. are the best for Cosmetologists?

If so, we have the full list of best to worst states for Cosmetologist jobs for you to check out and see if you think it's time to move and start new.

Why move?

Because not all states fare the same when it come to job opportunity and pay.

Although there are abundant Cosmetologist jobs in America, a large number of them are in the South.

New Jersey is the best state in the country for Cosmetologist jobs, and Massachusetts has the second-highest median salary in the country.

To do that, we looked at the most recent data we have available for the following criteria -- average annual wages, and availability of jobs for Cosmetologists.

New Jersey is the best state, and Washington is the city with the highest pay for Cosmetologists.

The 10 Best States in America For Cosmetologists in 2019

  1. New Jersey
  2. South Dakota
  3. Delaware
  4. Massachusetts
  5. Wyoming
  6. Washington
  7. Hawaii
  8. Minnesota
  9. Wisconsin
  10. District of Columbia
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  • (25 jobs)
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  • (247 jobs)
  • (276 jobs)
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We found that New Jersey is the best state for Cosmetologists, and Massachusetts is also high in terms of median salary.

Our calculations are based on higher annual income for Cosmetologist jobs, and having plenty of job openings as well.

Check out the list of best states for Cosmetologists below.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Cosmetologists in 2019

1. New Jersey

Total Cosmetologist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
459 $39,768 $28,000 $54,000 1.4
Cosmetologist Jobs in New Jersey

2. South Dakota

Total Cosmetologist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
31 $35,144 $25,000 $48,000 1.22
Cosmetologist Jobs in South Dakota

3. Delaware

Total Cosmetologist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
44 $35,558 $25,000 $48,000 1.27
Cosmetologist Jobs in Delaware

4. Massachusetts

Total Cosmetologist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
338 $43,568 $31,000 $59,000 0.95
Cosmetologist Jobs in Massachusetts

5. Wyoming

Total Cosmetologist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
25 $33,582 $24,000 $46,000 1.36
Cosmetologist Jobs in Wyoming

6. Washington

Total Cosmetologist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
250 $41,322 $30,000 $56,000 0.81
Cosmetologist Jobs in Washington

7. Hawaii

Total Cosmetologist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
50 $34,740 $25,000 $47,000 1.75
Cosmetologist Jobs in Hawaii

8. Minnesota

Total Cosmetologist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
247 $31,812 $23,000 $43,000 1.02
Cosmetologist Jobs in Minnesota

9. Wisconsin

Total Cosmetologist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
276 $29,257 $21,000 $40,000 1.36
Cosmetologist Jobs in Wisconsin

10. District of Columbia

Total Cosmetologist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
22 $46,498 $33,000 $63,000 0.26
Cosmetologist Jobs in District of Columbia

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Cosmetologist

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

Detailed list of the best states for a Cosmetologist

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