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Trade Schools in Arkansas

If you’re interested in starting a new job in the Natural State, trade schools in Arkansas can provide you with the education you’ll need to become successful. Both the healthcare and manufacturing industries are projecting significant growth in the region through the end of the decade, but plenty of opportunities exist for skilled professionals in other sectors as well.

By earning a professional certification, degree or diploma from an Arkansas vocational school, you can give yourself a leg up on the competition and a better chance of earning the best entry-level pay possible.

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Trade Schools in AR

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The National Center for Education Statistics currently recognizes 39 accredited trade schools in Arkansas. Contact information and general data on each can be found in the following table.

Name Address
ABC Beauty College Inc 203 S 26th Street, Arkadelphia, Arkansas 71923
Academy of Salon and Spa 311 S 16th St, Fort Smith, Arkansas 72901
Arkansas Beauty College 109 N Commerce St, Russellville, Arkansas 72801
Arkansas Beauty School 1061 Markham St, Conway, Arkansas 72032
Arkansas Beauty School 5108 Baseline Rd, Little Rock, Arkansas 72209
Arkansas College of Barbering and Hair Design 200 E Washington Ave, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114
Arkansas College of Barbering and Hair Design 2500 State St, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204
Arthur’s Beauty College Inc-Fort Smith 2000 North B St, Fort Smith, Arkansas 72901-3342
Arthur’s Beauty College Inc-Jacksonville 2600 John Harden Dr, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076
Arthur’s Beauty School Inc-Conway 2320 Washington Ave, Conway, Arkansas 72032
Arthur’s Beauty School Inc-Pine Bluff 2710 Commerce Circle, Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71601
Blue Cliff College-Fayetteville 3448 N. College, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72703
Bryan University 3704 W. Walnut St., Rogers, Arkansas 72756
Career Academy of Hair Design 346 E. Robinson Ave, Springdale, Arkansas 72764-7128
Career Academy of Hair Design-Rogers 2100 W. Hudson Rd Ste 1, Rogers, Arkansas 72756-2102
Career Academy of Hair Design-Siloam Springs 821 S Mount Olive, Siloam Springs, Arkansas 72761-4217
CC’s Cosmetology College-Texarkana 324 Hickory St, Texarkana, Arkansas 71854
Crossett School of Cosmetology 121 Pine St, Crossett, Arkansas 71635
Eastern College of Health Vocations-Little Rock 200 South University Avenue, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205
Heritage College-Little Rock 1309 Old Forge Drive, Little Rock, Arkansas 72227
Hot Springs Beauty College 100 Cones Rd, Hot Springs, Arkansas 71901
Imagine-Paul Mitchell Partner School 4201 E McCain Blvd, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72117
ITT Technical Institute-Little Rock 4520 S University Ave, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204-9925
Lees School of Cosmetology 2700 W. Pershing Blvd, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114-3800
Lynndale Fundamentals of Beauty School 1729 Champagnolle Rd, El Dorado, Arkansas 71730-4804
Margaret’s Hair Academy inc 305 East Gaines Street, Monticello, Arkansas 71655
Marsha Kay Beauty College 408 Hwy 201 N, Mountain Home, Arkansas 72653-3164
New Tyler Barber College inc 1221 E 7th St, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114-4973
Paul Mitchell the School-Arkansas 4156 N Steele Blvd, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72703
Professional Cosmetology Education Center 460 North Washington, El Dorado, Arkansas 71730-4009
Regency Beauty Institute-Fayetteville 4107 Steele Boulevard, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72703-0000
Regency Beauty Institute-Little Rock 2614 South Shackleford Road, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205-0000
Searcy Beauty College inc 1004 S Main, Searcy, Arkansas 72143
Strayer University-Arkansas 10825 Financial Centre Pkwy Ste 400, Little Rock, Arkansas 72211
The Salon Professional Academy 4619 John F Kennedy Boulevard, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72116-7310
University of Phoenix-Little Rock Campus 10800 Financial Centre Pkwy, Little Rock, Arkansas 72211-3552
University of Phoenix-Northwest Arkansas Campus 903 N 47th St Barrington Centre 2, Rogers, Arkansas 72756-9615
Velvatex College of Beauty Culture 1520 Martin Luther King Dr, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202-5452
Washington Barber College inc 5300 West 65th Street, Little Rock, Arkansas 72209-3820

Employment & Salary Outlook

The 2020 Job Outlook for Arkansas

The 10 jobs highlighted below are projected to experience the greatest growth in the State of Arkansas through 2020. Official data on each position, as well as a video about the profession, is included for your convenience.

Top 10 Jobs to Watch in Arkansas

To find out about one of the top 10 jobs to watch in Arkansas, click on either the name of the position or the icon alongside it.

Note: This list is based on growth rate among those positions projected to have more than 250 new jobs created by 2020.

Logisticians

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Salary in AR (2012): $59,200

2010 Employment: 1,020

2020 Employment: 1,330

Pct Change: 30%

 

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Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

Minimum Education: Certification from an accredited program

Median Salary in AR (2012): $43,200

2010 Employment: 830

2020 Employment: 1,080

Pct Change: 29%

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Personal Care Aides

Minimum Education: High school diploma

Median Salary in AR (2012): $17,800

2010 Employment: 10,400

2020 Employment: 13,280

Pct Change: 28%

 

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Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Salary in AR (2012): $56,100

2010 Employment: 1,670

2020 Employment: 2,120

Pct Change: 28%

 

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Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Minimum Education: Less than high school

Median Salary in AR (2012): $17,600

2010 Employment: 20,900

2020 Employment: 25,970

Pct Change: 24%

 

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Home Health Aides

Minimum Education: Less than high school with certification from accredited program

Median Salary in AR (2012): $18,000

2010 Employment: 9,040

2020 Employment: 11,190

Pct Change: 24%

 

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Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators

Minimum Education: High school diploma and apprenticeship

Median Salary in AR (2012): $41,000

2010 Employment: 2,030

2020 Employment: 2,500

Pct Change: 24%

 

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Industrial Machinery Mechanics

Minimum Education: High school diploma and apprenticeship

Median Salary in AR (2012): $42,800

2010 Employment: 4,830

2020 Employment: 5,880

Pct Change: 22%

 

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Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Minimum Education: High school diploma and apprenticeship

Median Salary in AR (2012): $33,400

2010 Employment: 4,820

2020 Employment: 5,830

Pct Change: 21%

 

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Training and Development Specialists

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Salary in AR (2012): $43,900

2010 Employment: 1,700

2020 Employment: 2,050

Pct Change: 20%

 

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Source: Arkansas Department of Workforce Services

Vocational Schools in Arkansas’ Largest Cities

 

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