Permanent Cosmetics and Tattooing
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Overview
Permanent cosmetics and tattooing is a program that prepares individuals to prepare and apply permanent markings, color, and cosmetic products to the face and body for aesthetic or clinical purposes; to remove unwanted markings; and to function as licensed permanent makeup artists and tattooists. includes instruction in client consultation; sterilization and sanitation; skin anatomy, diseases, and disorders; skin preparation and anesthetics; color theory; machine theory and operation; needle selection; applications such as eyebrows, eyeliners, lips, lipliners, beauty marks, and blemish/mark removal; after care; laws and regulations; and business practices.
Current award levels
Hover over the bars below to see how many people across the country completed a degree in permanent cosmetics and tattooing at each level last year.
051015200-1 Year Certificate
Race/origin of recent graduates
Here is an overview of race/origin for all permanent cosmetics and tattooing graduates from this last academic year.
Race/Origin
White
Black
Pacific Islander
Hispanic
Asian
American Indian
Multiracial
Not Reported
International
Context: Percentage of Minority Graduates
Minority students comprise a lower percentage of graduates than in 50% of other programs.
Gender
Of all people with any degree in permanent cosmetics and tattooing earned in the last academic year, 94% were women.
Gender
Men
Women
Context: Percentage women
This is a higher percentage of women than 96% of other programs.
Recommended careers
Following are the jobs recommended for those who study this degree. These are listed in order of highest nationwide employment.
Completions History
What careers are recommended with this degree?

Is this degree preparing you for a career with a salary you want? Are there lots of openings in the near future? The Department of Education suggests these careers as a starting list, and Ididio hopes that if the career you're most interested in doesn't appear here, you will head over to our careers site and learn more about paths to your best career.

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Salary Spread
Salary distribution for people in this occupation
Median
Middle 50%
Middle 80%
How much school?
Education level of people in this occupation
High School
Some College
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
Doctorate
Employed
The number of people employed in this occupation
Growth Rate
The projected percentage growth in employment for this occupation in 10 years
Annual Job Openings
The projected average number of job openings per year
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
$0$200K$25K
617,300
13.0%
92,500
Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance
$0$200K$64K
4,800
12.5%
700
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What schools offer this program?
Explore schools that offer permanent cosmetics and tattooing degrees and certificates

We've created a list of schools that offer this program for the level you select. We've also chosen a few facts about each school that give you an idea of the educational quality each school might offer:

  • Student-Faculty Ratio: A small number of students per full-time instructor suggests individual attention for each student and an up-to-date curriculum.

  • Satisfaction Rate: A high percentage of returning first-year students should correlate with satisfaction (schools call this their retention rate).

  • Repayment Rate: A high repayment rate means most alumni earn enough to make progress repaying loans within 7 years of leaving.

We also show the total enrollment for the school as measured by full-time-equivalent (FTE) students enrolled annually. You can filter the list by award level and by state. Clicking on any table headers will sort the table by that column, and clicking on any row sends you to Ididio's school profile.

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School
State
Total enrollment
Student to Full-time Faculty Ratio
Average Net Price
Repayment Rate
6-year Completion Rate
Avi Career Training
VA
25
6.3
$15,495
40%
New Dimensions Beauty Academy Inc
CO
24
8.0
$11,150
52%
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Permanent Cosmetics and Tattooing is part of a larger collection of programs: Personal Services. Is there a different program that's close to Permanent Cosmetics and Tattooing that might be a better match for your interests? You can use this table to see a little about the programs that fall under this umbrella. If you click on any of the table headers, that will sort the table by that column, or click on a row and see Ididio's profile for that program.

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Award Levels
Less than Bachelor's
Bachelor's
Graduate
Gender
Men
Women
Race/Origin
White
Minority
International
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