High Point, NC (population: 105,064) has fourteen beauty schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Hairstyling Institute of Charlotte Inc, the highest ranked school in this group with a beauty program, has a total student population of 69. It is the 901st highest ranked school in the USA and the 33rd highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Beauty students from High Point 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.
High Point lies in Guilford county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Greensboro-High Point area has 349,130 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $18.78/hr average worker wage, and a $39,060 average annual salary.
Of the 14 beauty schools with a 100-mile radius of High Point, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Empire Beauty School-Concord comes out as the most expensive ($32,052/yr) for beauty students, with Rowan-Cabarrus Community College as the lowest, reported at only $76/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from High Point|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||16.0 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||53.9 miles|
|Rock Hill||SC||72,341||5||30.0256||144||92.4 miles|