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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition, Barbers, Cosmetologists, and Other Personal Appearance Workers, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/personal-care-and-service/barbers-hairdressers-and-cosmetologists.htm (visited March 13, 2011).

Employment is expected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations.

A State license is required for barbers, cosmetologists, and most other personal appearance workers, although qualifications vary by State.

About 44 percent of workers are self employed; many also work flexible schedules

Below are some occupations in the related fields.

Barber Styling, Cosmetology
• Stylist
• Retail Specialist
• Salon Manager
• Day Spa Stylist
• Salon Owner
• Product Educator
• Hair Color Specialist
• Platform Artist

Facial Specialist
• Facial Technician – Esthetician
• Hair Removal Specialist
• Make Up Artist

Instructor Training
• Cosmetology Instructor
• Barber Instructor
• Specialty Instructor
• Massage Instructor

Nail Specialist
• Manicurist
• Pedicurist
• Acrylic Nail Specialty

Massage Therapy
• Massage Therapist – in spa, in salon, in M.D. office

Click here to review the Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition report regarding Barbers, Cosmetologists, and Other Personal Appearance Workers

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