Personal Services encompasses many different jobs. Programs in PIVOTfinder largely focus on training students to be Barbers, Hairdressers, Manicurists and Pedicurists, and Skincare Specialists. However, Funeral Service Workers are also included in this category.

Barbers, Hairdressers, and Cosmetologists offer hairstyling and other beauty services to their clients. Manicurists and Pedicurists focus on their client's fingernails and toenails, and Skincare Specialists (also called estheticians) offer their customers different treatments for their skin, like facials, masks, and scrubs.
Funeral Service Workers include Embalmers, Funeral Attendants, and
Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors. These jobs include the responsibilities of preparing the deceased for burial, filing death certificates and other documentation, and arranging funeral services.

 Job Title
 Average Annual Income  Projected Job Growth, 2012-22*  Projected Job Openings, 2012-22
Skincare Specialists $32,990
Manicurists and Pedicurists $21,790
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists $27,530 220,600
Barbers $27,710
Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors $51,720  7,900

*Projected Job Growth, 2012-2022 Key

Faster than average
(more than 15%)
(8% to 14%)
Slower than average
(less than 7%)

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