Midwest City, OK (population: 57,117) has fifteen beauty schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. American Beauty Institute, the highest ranked school in this group with a beauty program, has a total student population of 23. It is the 804th highest ranked school in the USA and the 4th highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University).
Beauty students from Midwest City 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.
Midwest City lies in Oklahoma county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Oklahoma City area has 564,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $18.31/hr average worker wage, and a $38,090 average annual salary.
Of the 15 beauty schools with a 100-mile radius of Midwest City, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, American Beauty Institute comes out as the most expensive ($22,452/yr) for beauty students, with Ponca City Beauty College as the lowest, reported at only $9,168/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Midwest City|
|Oklahoma City||OK||564,147||19||18.6276||473||7.9 miles|
|El Reno||OK||-||2||15.8225||75||33.3 miles|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||87.7 miles|