Beauty, Cosmetology & Massage
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Electrolysis

If you're passionate about helping people look and feel their best, want to enter a fast-growing industry with plenty of job opportunities, and desire an uncomplicated path to professionalism, a degree or certification in Electrolysis—-laser and electricity-based hair removal—-could be the perfect fit for you.

Types of Degrees

Electrolysis students typically pursue an associate degree (2 years) or certification program before entering the skincare and electrologist industry. An associate degree is usually obtained in two years and is less expensive per semester than a bachelor's degree. Certification programs are varied and electrolysis licensing requirements also vary by state, but most require a minimum number of hours of supervised, hands-on experience and for practitioners to pass a certification examination.

Admission Requirements

A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Each school and state has its own specific requirements, making it important for you to explore several options before settling on a specific school.

Career Opportunities After Earning An Electrolysis Degree Or Certification

The range of career opportunities available to someone with a degree or certification in Electrolysis include:

  • Skincare Specialist
  • Electrologist
  • Information based on national data, not school-specific information. Conditions in your area may vary.

Post Graduate Salary Information

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the mean salary for a Skincare Specialist was $34,090 in 2019. (1)

Note that the average salary varies widely not only depending on the career chosen but on geographical location and employer. Conditions in your area may vary.

References

  1. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Careers associated with these educational opportunities often require additional degrees and certifications not offered as part of the educational opportunities presented by this website.

Information based on national data, not school-specific information. Conditions in your area may vary.