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Median salary

$33,000

Median annual salary based on certification and degree program completion.

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Barbers

Provide barbering services, such as cutting, trimming, shampooing, and styling hair, trimming beards, or giving shaves.
Apprenticeship: Cosmetology
Certificate of Achievement
Barbering
Certificate of Achievement
Barbering/Cosmetology Apprenticeship
Certificate of Achievement
Cosmetician/Esthetician
Certificate of Achievement
Cosmetology
Certificate of Achievement

Embalmers

Prepare bodies for interment in conformity with legal requirements.
Funeral Service Assistant Certificate Program
Certificate
Funeral Service Education
AS Degree
Mortuary Science
AS Degree

First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of personal service workers, such as flight attendants, hairdressers, or caddies.
Administrative Management
Certificate of Achievement
Administrative Manager
Certificate of Achievement
Apprenticeship: Cosmetology
Certificate of Achievement
Barbering/Cosmetology Apprenticeship
Certificate of Achievement
Beginning VESL for the Hospitality Industry
Certificate or Training

Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors

Instruct or coach groups or individuals in exercise activities. Demonstrate techniques and form, observe participants, and explain to them corrective measures necessary to improve their skills.
Adult Fitness/Health Management
Certificate of Achievement
Aerobic Instructor
Certificate of Achievement
Athletic Injury Care
AS Degree
Athletic Training
AS Degree
Athletic Training Level 1
Certificate of Achievement

Funeral Attendants

Perform variety of tasks during funeral, such as placing casket in parlor or chapel prior to service; arranging floral offerings or lights around casket; directing or escorting mourners; closing casket; and issuing and storing funeral equipment.
Funeral Service Assistant Certificate Program
Certificate
Funeral Service Education
AS Degree
Mortuary Science
AS Degree

Funeral Service Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate the services or resources of funeral homes. Includes activities such as determining prices for services or merchandise and managing the facilities of funeral homes.
Funeral Service Assistant Certificate Program
Certificate
Funeral Service Education
AS Degree
Mortuary Science
AS Degree

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists

Provide beauty services, such as shampooing, cutting, coloring, and styling hair, and massaging and treating scalp. May apply makeup, dress wigs, perform hair removal, and provide nail and skin care services.
Apprenticeship: Cosmetology
Certificate of Achievement
Barbering/Cosmetology Apprenticeship
Certificate of Achievement
Cinema Arts Theory
Certificate of Achievement
Cosmetician/Esthetician
Certificate of Achievement
Cosmetology
Certificate of Achievement

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Operate or tend washing or dry-cleaning machines to wash or dry-clean industrial or household articles, such as cloth garments, suede, leather, furs, blankets, draperies, linens, rugs, and carpets. Includes spotters and dyers of these articles.

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

Provide personal items to patrons or customers in locker rooms, dressing rooms, or coatrooms.

Manicurists and Pedicurists

Clean and shape customers' fingernails and toenails. May polish or decorate nails.
Apprenticeship: Cosmetology
Certificate of Achievement
Arborist Technician
Certificate of Achievement
Art And Science Of Nail Technology
Certificate of Achievement
Barbering/Cosmetology Apprenticeship
Certificate of Achievement
Cosmetician/Esthetician
Certificate of Achievement
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