Three Careers a Cosmetologist Could Have in Alabama

Licensed cosmetologists can pursue a variety of careers in their lifetimes. The potential that the beauty industry offers is something that we absolutely LOVE about working in the field! Here are three jobs that licensed cosmetologists can potentially have in Alabama!

salon employees

Salon Owner

Many of our students dream of owning their own salon. Fortunately, that could be a reality! According to our Yelp search, there are over 30 hair salons just in Albertville! You can just imagine all the possibilities in the whole state! If you love to be a beauty industry leader, mentor, and trendsetter, this job might be perfect for you!

makeup artist working on bridal makeup


Do you want to be your own boss and set your own schedule? Freelancing might be a great option! As a licensed cosmetologist, you could have the chance to work as a freelance makeup artist or hair designer. Freelancers can be hired for several types of events like:
  • Weddings
  • Proms
  • Bachelorette parties
  • And more!
Are you a free spirit? Consider going freelance!

hairstylist using barrel brush and blow dryer

Platform Stylist

Do you love to be in the spotlight? Presenting in front of a crowd is one of the many skills that a platform artist has to master! Platform artists spend time at trade and hair shows demonstrating tools, products, and new techniques. These cosmetologists are some of the most cutting edge, on trend stylists out there!

Are you interested in one of these cool careers? An education in cosmetology is where it all starts. Contact us today or visit our program page for more information.