Jacksonville, FL (population: 822,401) has two beauty schools within its city limits. Trendsetters School of Beauty & Barbering, the highest ranked school in the city with a beauty program, has a total student population of 31. It is the 1066th highest ranked school in the USA and the 40th highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami).
Beauty students from Jacksonville schools who go on to become aestheticians, hair stylists, hairdressers, hairstylists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 28,210 people working as skin care specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $31,990. Also, Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists make on average $27,070 per year and there are about 349,210 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Jacksonville area alone, there are 1,480 employed hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists earning an average salary of $30,940. Skin care specialists in this area earn $38,580/yr and there are 140 employed.
Jacksonville lies in Duval county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Jacksonville area has 581,450 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $39,460 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Jacksonville are held by skin care specialists, and 3/1000 are held by hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists.
Of the 2 beauty schools in Jacksonville, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, North Florida Institute-Jacksonville comes out as the most expensive ($23,676/yr) for beauty students, with Trendsetters School of Beauty & Barbering as the lowest, reported at only $8,640/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Jacksonville|
|Orange Park||FL||-||3||22.5405||26||11.7 miles|
|Saint Augustine||FL||-||2||46.0117||74||36.6 miles|
|Palm Coast||FL||76,000||0||-||0||59.1 miles|
|Daytona Beach||FL||63,815||4||31.0595||184||86.9 miles|
|South Daytona||FL||-||1||30.9321||7||89.6 miles|