Bellingham, WA (population: 82,173) has one cosmetology school within its city limits. Bellingham Beauty School has a total student population of 54. It is the 1968th highest ranked school in the USA and the 36th highest in the state of Washington (#1 is University of Washington-Seattle Campus).
Cosmetology students from Bellingham schools who go on to become cosmetologists, hair stylists, barbers, skin care specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 349,210 people working as hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $27,070. Also, Manicurists and pedicurists make on average $22,150 per year and there are about 53,020 of them employed in the US today.
Bellingham lies in Whatcom county, which is one of the 24 counties in Washington. Overall, the Bellingham area has 76,800 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3.5% unemployment rate, $19.17/hr average worker wage, and a $39,870 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bellingham Beauty School ends up costing a student $26,622/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Bellingham|
|Federal Way||WA||84,659||2||22.1387||18||99.1 miles|