Average Nail Technician Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$20.27
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AU$650
Bonus
AU$0
Commission
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The average hourly pay for a Nail Technician in Australia is AU$20.27.
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A$15.25
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A$20.27
90%
A$25.51
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Hourly Rate
AU$15 - AU$26
Bonus
AU$200 - AU$1,000
Total Pay
AU$31,527 - AU$53,563

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Job Description for Nail Technician

Nail Technician Tasks
  • Treat client nails, including applying polish, manicures, pedicures, paraffin and/or acrylic treatments.
  • Communicate with clients about proper nail care and other services available in the organization.
  • Maintain inventory and a clean workspace.
  • Know and follow all health and safety regulations.

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Pay by Experience Level for Nail Technician

An entry-level Nail Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$19.13 based on 6 salaries. An early career Nail Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$19.56 based on 59 salaries. A mid-career Nail Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.59 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Nail Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$21.52 based on 29 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$21.
Employees with Nail Technician in their job title in Gold Coast, Queensland earn an average of 15.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Brisbane, Queensland (4.8% more) and Perth, Western Australia (2.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Melbourne, Victoria (2.7% less), Adelaide, South Australia (1.3% less) and Sydney, New South Wales (1.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 116 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.2%
Early Career
50.9%
Mid Career
12.9%
Experienced
25.0%
Late Career
6.0%