Upon completion of a cosmetology program and the attainment of a license, which should be held and active for one year, students can enroll in Cosmetology Instructor Training (CIT) courses. Students enrolling in these courses must be proficiently skilled for entry-level employment in the field, must successfully pass the Alabama Board of Cosmetology licensure examination, and capably train students to become professionals in the field including abiding by all rules and regulations governing safe services for themselves and their clients.
A graduate of the CIT program can become employed as an instructor in the areas of cosmetology, esthetics, nail care, and barbering at any technical or beauty college with the required credentials.
According to Lightcast Economic Modeling, the median salary for a cosmetology instructor career is $67,178.
Note: Salary ranges can vary widely depending on location and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.