The beauty industry has recently experienced huge growth in the men’s sector! The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has also predicted that job opportunities for barbers and cosmetologist will grow 14% over the next decade. This means going to barber school and starting a new job as a licensed barber may be a lucrative career move!
While women spend more money when they’re at the salon, men usually visit their stylist or barber three times more often than women. A new study by the Professional Salon Industry Haircare found that men’s barber services and product sales saw nearly twice the growth as unisex salons from 2011 to 2012.
If you’re the type of person who enjoys working with your hands and being creative, working in the beauty industry and tapping into the male market may be a smart decision for you. Becoming a successful barber starts by choosing a good barber school.