Average Nail Technician Hourly Pay

Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)

The average hourly pay for a Nail Technician is $11.90

Hourly Rate
$9 - $20
$170 - $7k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $6k
$870 - $7k
Total Pay
$18k - $49k
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What Do Nail Technicians Do?

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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How do Nail Technicians Rate Their Jobs?

4.3 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
Based on 13 responses, the job of Nail Technician has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.25 out of 5. On average, Nail Technicians are highly satisfied with their job.

FAQs About Nail Technicians

What is the highest pay for Nail Technicians?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Nail Technician is $19.83 / hour

What is the lowest pay for Nail Technicians?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Nail Technician is $8.89 / hour

How can Nail Technicians increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Nail Technician is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Nail Technician that oversees more junior Nail Technicians, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.