Manicurist or Pedicurist Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Manicurist or Pedicurist is $12.79 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Manicurist or Pedicurist Total Pay (?
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$12,289 - $42,322
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $25,434
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Manicurist or Pedicurist Total Pay (?
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$8.04 - $25.39
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$12,289 - $42,322  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$16,452 - $52,495  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 74
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.04 - $25.39  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.23 - $6.34  
Overtime
$15.00 - $29.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,500  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$16,452 - $52,495  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 74
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Job Description for Manicurist or Pedicurist

  • Promote the health benefits of regular nail care and sell additional spa services and add-ons.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of manicure and pedicure trends and styles.
  • Provide consistent, professional, and high-quality nail services.
  • Uphold company sanitization and sterilization standards in accordance with government regulations.

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Experience Affects Manicurist or Pedicurist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%
National Average
$30,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
94%
female alumni
 
Male
6%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 29% dental benefits Dental: 22%
vision benefits Vision: 7% employee benefits None: 69%
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