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HAIRSTYLIST: Strongly Recommends Apprenticeship Program

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Heather talks about her typical day as a hairstylist who's just starting out. She strongly believes that a good apprenticeship program instills great confidence and makes the best financial sense.

Degree: Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Services
Job Title: Hairstylist
Employer: Chantilly Lace

Job Summary: Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists

Job Description

Barbers, hairdressers, and cosmetologists provide hair styling and beauty services.

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Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
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$10,000 - $35,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
10 to 20 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Part-time, Full-time
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Indoor, Home
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Creativity, Verbal communication skills, Strength/stamina, People skills, Organizational skills

Educational Path

Education requirement
Education Requirement
High school degree
Trade/vocational School
Recommended majors
Recommended Majors
Cosmetology
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m='13760'>all day</span> <span m='14210'>long.</span> <span m='15470'>Here and there,</span> <span m='15870'>I'll have a</span> <span m='16215'>break</span> <span m='16560'>where I</span> <span m='16990'>just hang</span> <span m='17420'>out,</span> <span m='17685'>answer</span> <span m='17950'>phones,</span> <span m='20230'>help</span> <span m='20740'>other people</span> <span m='21090'>around the</span> <span m='21520'>salon.</span> <span m='22620'>I'm</span> <span m='22800'>starting</span> <span m='23260'>out,</span> <span m='23560'>so I'm</span> <span m='23760'>not</span> <span m='24110'>fully</span> <span m='24460'>booked,</span> <span m='24870'>so that's</span> <span m='25250'>a big part</span> <span m='25750'>of my job</span> <span m='26110'>is just</span> <span m='26910'>answering</span> <span m='27280'>phones,</span> <span m='27860'>taking</span> <span m='28070'>walk-ins,</span> <span m='28580'>stuff</span> <span m='28820'>like</span> <span m='28960'>that.</span> </p><p><span m='30290'>As</span> <span m='30680'>far as</span> <span m='31030'>my</span> <span m='31710'>educational</span> <span m='32210'>path</span> <span m='32780'>went,</span> <span m='33400'>I</span> <span m='33970'>did</span> <span m='34100'>two</span> <span m='34310'>years</span> <span m='34510'>at a</span> <span m='35070'>community</span> <span m='35500'>college,</span> <span m='36450'>and</span> <span m='36630'>then</span> <span m='36840'>I</span> <span m='37050'>went</span> <span m='37270'>to</span> <span m='37440'>beauty</span> <span m='37660'>school</span> <span m='37915'>when</span> <span m='38170'>I was</span> <span m='39070'>19</span> <span m='39820'>I</span> <span m='40120'>believe.</span> <span m='40970'>Graduated</span> <span m='41465'>in</span> <span m='41960'>10</span> <span m='42140'>months,</span> <span m='42550'>which</span> <span m='42710'>is an</span> <span m='42880'>awesome</span> <span m='43870'>trade</span> <span m='44180'>school.</span> <span m='44600'>I mean you're</span> <span m='45040'>in and</span> <span m='45230'>out</span> <span m='45640'>pretty</span> <span m='45840'>quickly.</span> </p><p><span m='46670'>Got my</span> <span m='46760'>license</span> <span m='47190'>right</span> <span m='47400'>after,</span> <span m='48660'>and</span> <span m='48820'>then</span> <span m='49080'>I</span> <span m='49390'>actually</span> <span m='49910'>did</span> <span m='50360'>a</span> <span m='50640'>few</span> <span m='52520'>apprentice</span> <span m='53220'>programs,</span> <span m='56390'>which</span> <span m='56560'>I</span> <span m='56690'>highly</span> <span m='57150'>recommend</span> <span m='57526'>if you're</span> <span m='57902'>going to be</span> <span m='58280'>a hairstylist</span> <span m='59200'>because</span> <span m='60470'>that</span> <span m='60780'>give you</span> <span m='61060'>the</span> <span m='61290'>foundation</span> <span m='61750'>that</span> <span m='61920'>you</span> <span m='62040'>need</span> <span m='62370'>to</span> <span m='62510'>be</span> <span m='62820'>a</span> <span m='64670'>good</span> <span m='65040'>hairstylist</span> <span m='65260'>and</span> <span m='65690'>a</span> <span m='66120'>confident</span> <span m='66470'>hairstylist.</span> <span m='67070'>You really</span> <span m='67400'>need</span> <span m='67800'>that</span> <span m='68570'>background</span> <span m='68935'>and the</span> <span m='69300'>education,</span> <span m='70250'>so</span> <span m='70860'>that's</span> <span m='71210'>a</span> <span m='72340'>very</span> <span m='72610'>big</span> <span m='72800'>piece</span> <span m='72990'>of</span> <span m='73080'>advice</span> <span m='73380'>I have</span> <span m='73650'>for</span> <span m='73920'>people</span> <span m='74200'>who</span> <span m='74970'>are</span> <span m='75180'>thinking</span> <span m='75520'>about</span> <span m='75770'>hairstylists,</span> <span m='76540'>are</span> <span m='77730'>find a</span> <span m='78220'>really</span> <span m='78410'>awesome</span> <span m='79080'>apprentice</span> <span m='79530'>program.</span> <span m='79980'>Or</span> <span m='81575'>I guess</span> <span m='81980'>you could call them</span> <span m='82310'>internship.</span> </p><p><span m='83950'>Even</span> <span m='84240'>if you</span> <span m='84350'>don't</span> <span m='84590'>want</span> <span m='84680'>to</span> <span m='84740'>stay at</span> <span m='84910'>that</span> <span m='85230'>salon,</span> <span m='85340'>I would</span> <span m='85750'>say</span> <span m='86160'>finish</span> <span m='86600'>the</span> <span m='86680'>program,</span> <span m='87480'>get</span> <span m='87690'>that</span> <span m='88230'>solid</span> <span m='88570'>foundation,</span> <span m='89180'>and then</span> <span m='89570'>you can go</span> <span m='90520'>and</span> <span m='90730'>work</span> <span m='90940'>in a salon</span> <span m='91440'>like I</span> <span m='91610'>work in</span> <span m='91800'>where</span> <span m='91960'>you</span> <span m='92250'>rent.</span> <span m='92840'>And</span> <span m='93000'>then</span> <span m='94360'>basically</span> <span m='94840'>you make</span> <span m='94960'>all the money</span> <span m='95215'>you make,</span> <span m='95470'>and</span> <span m='95897'>then</span> <span m='96324'>you</span> <span m='96751'>[? only pay ?]</span> <span m='97180'>a</span> <span m='97290'>certain</span> <span m='97570'>amount</span> <span m='98230'>every</span> <span m='98340'>month</span> <span m='98890'>instead</span> <span m='99225'>of</span> <span m='100020'>if you</span> <span m='100140'>to</span> <span m='100330'>work</span> <span m='100585'>in a</span> <span m='100840'>salon</span> <span m='101193'>where</span> <span m='101900'>you</span> <span m='102020'>probably</span> <span m='102460'>would</span> <span m='102590'>have</span> <span m='102830'>done</span> <span m='103440'>the</span> <span m='103980'>practice</span> <span m='104340'>program.</span> <span m='106050'>They would</span> <span m='106240'>take</span> <span m='106550'>a huge</span> <span m='106860'>chunk</span> <span m='107165'>of what you're</span> <span m='107470'>earning.</span> <span m='107870'>So</span> <span m='108690'>I</span> <span m='108870'>would</span> <span m='109020'>recommend</span> <span m='109325'>renting,</span> <span m='110120'>but I would</span> <span m='110440'>also</span> <span m='110690'>recommending</span> <span m='111030'>getting</span> <span m='111370'>that</span> <span m='111650'>solid</span> <span m='111955'>foundation</span> <span m='112620'>at</span> <span m='112980'>a</span> <span m='113652'>apprentice</span> <span m='113990'>program</span> <span m='114340'>or</span> <span m='114830'>something</span> <span m='115170'>along</span> <span m='115510'>those</span> <span m='115810'>lines.</span> </p>","file":{"id":195568,"video_id":"2700197904001","name":"61761660","duration":116393,"thumbnail_url":null}});