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Job Demand

Today, the growing beauty/barber industry offers a dramatically unique "zero unemployment" factor—needing many more new salon professionals than we can supply. There has been notable national growth in the salon/barber industry since 1999 as well as here in Maryland. The total number of salon/barber professionals increased nationally by 24 percent, while the total number of salons also increased 5.6 percent since 1999. The number of salon/barber professionals leaving their positions stabilized and this shrinkage has decreased by 12 percent since 1999. New hires are now up by 37 percent.

The beauty/barber industry remains a job-seekers market! For more information, please visit The National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences website.

The Ultimate Educational Experience:

Award Beauty School provides a solid foundation of disciplines to support your career growth. In addition to a full curriculum of classroom instruction, Award Beauty School also provides the ultimate educational experience—hands-on training in the classroom salon/clinic. The on-site, active salon/clinic is a real salon environment where students who have achieved a set number of classroom hours can work on paying clients under teacher supervision.

Job Opportunities

As we head into the future, the beauty/barber industry has become a respected career where the list of opportunities is endless. Here are just a few of your career options:

• Salon or Day Spa Owner
• Hair Designer
• Image Consultant
• Hair Color Specialist
• Director of Education
• Salon/Spa Manager
• Salon Sales Consultant
• Platform Artist/Educator
• Beauty Care Product Distributor
• Manufacturer's Sales Rep
• Barber shop owner
• Barber
• Cosmetology Instructor
• Barber Instructor

Excellent Job Placement Record

Award Beauty School has an excellent placement record for its graduates. Although no school or college can guarantee a job for its graduates, at Award Beauty School we do our best to provide lifetime placement assistance to our graduates. Award Beauty School maintains a job placement resource for which prospective jobs are posted and updated on a frequent basis.


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Award Beauty School
26 East Antietam Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740