American Barber Institute (A.B.I.) - School of Barbering - Job Placement Office


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Job Placement Office

A.B.I. maintains a full-time job placement office for both graduates and students who may wish to work on a part-time basis, while still attending school.

We cannot guarantee placement for any particular student, as there are many factors involved in what it takes to obtain and keep a job as a professional barber. Beyond a barber’s practical skills, personal and professional conduct are imperative in this industry. During students’ training, we expose them to the realistic needs of an employer. This training includes how to present yourself in an interview and the general boundaries of proper conduct between you, your employer, and clientele.

Our Placement Office consistently reaches out to barbershop and salon owners to inform them of our available labor pool. We collect data on their shop needs and preferences, and make a concerted effort to match our graduates with businesses that provide a mutually beneficial situation for both the employer and prospective employee.

Four Months Training!

Students can graduate from ABI in as little as 4 months. Barbering is a career-oriented skill that can be learned in a fraction of the time it takes to complete a college course load, yet provide a student with above-average income potential that is recession-proof.

High income potential

Barbering offers you the opportunity to earn an exceptional income. Many barbers are their own boss, and get paid every day, earning more money than individuals with a 4-year college degree. The opportunity to be this kind of earner is yours! As a barber, you decide how hard and long you want to work. The harder and longer you work, the more income you will bring home. It’s as simple as that. The choice is yours!

Be your own boss!

No other career offers the freedom of being your own boss like Barbering. To be in control of your own income and schedule is invaluable in this 9 to 5 world. No one but you will decide your level of success. At A.B.I. you will learn the art of Barbering from seasoned Master Barber instructors. You will obtain real experience, as you perform hundreds of haircuts, as a student, to prepare you for a promising career as a barber.


Currently, there is a strong demand for licensed barbers. Many of our students are graduating with multiple job offers waiting. There are many shops and salons with strong clientele that are in need of help. If you are looking to learn the skills that will allow you to earn a good living, then you have come to the right place. A.B.I. is passionate about teaching individuals who work hard and have a strong desire to succeed. If you want to earn a substantial living as a barber, and have the desire to work for it, ABI will help you get there. Enroll today