Pennsylvania Barber & Cosmetology Association

Education • Legislation • Community Outreach • Career Development

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The Pennsylvania Barber & Cosmetology Association is a state-wide organization dedicated to the cosmetology professionals who work in and around PA. Our primary focus is on the concerns our profession faces with emphasis on education, legislation, community outreach, and career development. We support our members through a network of professionals who have experience in all aspects of the industry. The PABCA includes representatives from every facet of our profession: students/teachers, salon owners, business managers, corporate/product representatives, and the talented individuals behind the chair. We look forward to welcoming you as our newest member!


The ultimate goals of the PABCA are maintaining the professional status of the cosmetology industry, supporting your career development, and providing you with the tools necessary to be a successful member of our trade. Our focus is on you, the professionals who live and work in Pennsylvania and the surrounding areas. As neighbors, we know the needs and concerns of the region and can tailor our programs to meet those demands. Membership fees are affordable. With a sliding scale for corporate, school, & salon members we can ensure our benefits are accessible for everyone.


Your membership in the Pennsylvania Barber & Cosmetology Association includes:

  • Professional promotion of our industry and its members
  • Statewide group-rate insurance programs including liability, tanning, & workmen's compensation
  • Educational events, seminars, competitions, and tuition discounts to advance your skills and career
  • Professional publications including association newsletters and trade magazine
  • Opportunities to give back to our communities through public service programs
  • An active Legislative Committee for awareness on cosmetology regulations and legislation
  • Discount program offering incredible savings exclusive to our members
  • A web site and member directory with advertising placements available

Fee Schedule (Individual)

Individual: $95

Student: $55


Out of state (all levels): Add $25

Fee Schedule (School, Salon, or Corp.)

2-5 Employees: $170

6-10 Employees: $220

11-20 Employees: $270

21-30 Employees: $320


Out of state (all levels): Add $25

Apllication Instructions

Please print and return the membership form along with a check or credit card for applicable fee payable to:

Attn: Ann Stefanick
127 N 5th St.
Frackville, Pa 17931

Advance your career! Join the PABCA today!


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