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Manicurist or Pedicurist Salary

Most Manicurist or Pedicurists in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $13.15 per hour. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $8.08 per hour and $25.17. Slightly less than a third enjoy medical while slightly more than a fifth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to less than 10 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$14,150 - $43,414
(Median)
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43K
MEDIAN: $29,032
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$8.08 - $25.17
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$14,150 - $43,414  
   
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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$17,065 - $54,990  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.08 - $25.17  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.39 - $8.45  
Overtime
$14.74 - $29.97  
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).
)
$17,065 - $54,990  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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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 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 30% dental benefits Dental: 22%
vision benefits Vision: 8% employee benefits None: 68%