Cosmetologists provide their clients with a variety of services aimed at improving physical appearance: hairstyling, skin care treatments, unwanted hair removal, manicure, and pedicure. These professionals are often specialized in one area and are either employed by a salon or work independently.
Common skills include customer service, excellent interpersonal skills, attention to details, and safety and sanitation guidelines knowledge. The most successful sample resumes highlight a high school diploma and the completion of specific coursework.
Estimated U.S. wage range:
$12 - $15 an hour
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