Training Requirements for Manicurists And Pedicurists

Manicurists and pedicurists need a postsecondary nondegree award.

Degrees for Manicurists and pedicurists
Percent
Less than High School 22.3
High School 37.4
Some College 21.1
Associates Degree 7.8
Bachelors Degree 9.6
Masters Degree 1.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.3

Employment Outlook for Manicurists And Pedicurists

This represents about 113,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 11,000 more manicurists and pedicurists but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 20,000 more.

Typical Income for Manicurists And Pedicurists

Hourly Income

On average,manicurists and pedicurists make $11.70 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Manicurists and pedicurists $9.04 $9.57 $10.65 $12.71 $16.15
Personal care and service occupations $8.45 $9.29 $10.92 $14.02 $19.47
Personal appearance workers $8.70 $9.46 $11.48 $15.92 $22.97
Miscellaneous personal appearance workers $8.91 $9.58 $11.12 $14.68 $21.16
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, manicurists and pedicurists make $24,330 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Manicurists and pedicurists $18,800 $19,910 $22,150 $26,440 $33,590
Personal care and service occupations $17,590 $19,320 $22,710 $29,170 $40,490
Personal appearance workers $18,090 $19,670 $23,880 $33,110 $47,770
Miscellaneous personal appearance workers $18,540 $19,940 $23,130 $30,530 $44,010
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

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

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