The average wage for a Nail Technician is C$12.45 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

C$16,178 - C$54,000
C$16K
C$28K
C$54K
MEDIAN: C$27,600
10%
50%
90%
C$10.64 - C$20.03
C$11
C$13
C$20
MEDIAN: C$12.72
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$54K
Salary C$16,178 - C$54,000
Bonus C$500
Commission C$15.00
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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C$21,193 - C$46,285
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 14
Hourly Data C$0C$20
Hourly Rate C$10.64 - C$20.03
Hourly Tips C$0.27 - C$9.29
Annual Data C$0C$46K
Bonus C$500
Commission C$15.00
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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C$21,193 - C$46,285
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 58

Job Description for Nail Technician

Nail technicians can be found in many salon and spa environments and a talented nail professional may be invited to work at any number of luxurious locations such as spas that are attached to hotels or resorts and independent beauty parlors that offer nail services.

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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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Key Stats for Nail Technician

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Nail Technician Salaries

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
C$29,000

Experienced
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 86%