Information About Manicurists And Pedicurists

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Training

Manicurists and pedicurists need postsecondary vocational award.

Degrees for Manicurists and pedicurists
Training for Manicurists And Pedicurists
Percent
Less than High School 20.1
High School 39.1
Some College 21.6
Associates Degree 7.6
Bachelors Degree 9.7
Masters Degree 1.1
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.7

Employment

Represents about 76,000 people in the United States- 32.0% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 14,000 more manicurists and pedicurists but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 25,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, manicurists and pedicurists make $10.46 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Manicurists and pedicurists $8.02 $8.56 $9.35 $11.50 $14.40
Personal care and service occupations $7.91 $8.62 $9.96 $13.00 $18.20
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, manicurists and pedicurists make $21,760 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Manicurists and pedicurists $16,670 $17,810 $19,440 $23,920 $29,990
Personal care and service occupations $16,440 $17,930 $20,730 $27,200 $37,980
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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