Indianapolis, IN (population: 803,930) has two beauty schools within its city limits. Honors Beauty College, the highest ranked school in the city with a beauty program, has a total student population of 100. It is the 1001st highest ranked school in the USA and the 36th highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington).
Beauty students from Indianapolis 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 Indianapolis-Carmel area alone, there are 2,300 employed hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists earning an average salary of $27,790. Skin care specialists in this area earn $29,710/yr and there are 50 employed.
Indianapolis lies in Marion county, which is one of the 39 counties in Indiana. Overall, the Indianapolis-Carmel area has 870,660 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $20.15/hr average worker wage, and a $41,900 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.055 out of every 1000 jobs in Indianapolis are held by skin care specialists, and 2.645/1000 are held by hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists.
Of the 2 beauty schools in Indianapolis, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Hair Fashions By Kaye Beauty College comes out as the most expensive ($31,908/yr) for beauty students, with Honors Beauty College as the lowest, reported at only $12,056/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Indianapolis|
|West Lafayette||IN||-||1||78.6553||122||60.0 miles|
|Terre Haute||IN||60,269||5||28.5376||204||68.9 miles|
|North Manchester||IN||-||1||55.0629||70||86.8 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||98.5 miles|