Weatherford, OK has four beauty schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Central State Beauty Academy, the highest ranked school in this group with a beauty program, has a total student population of 129. It is the 2399th highest ranked school in the USA and the 52nd highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University).
Beauty students from Weatherford 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.
Weatherford lies in Custer county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area has 65,450 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.9% unemployment rate, $15.76/hr average worker wage, and a $32,770 average annual salary.
Of the 4 beauty schools with a 100-mile radius of Weatherford, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Central State Beauty Academy comes out as the most expensive ($19,500/yr) for beauty students, with Eves College of Hairstyling as the lowest, reported at only $11,052/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Weatherford|
|El Reno||OK||-||2||15.8225||75||42.4 miles|
|Oklahoma City||OK||564,147||19||18.6276||473||67.6 miles|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||75.5 miles|