Nail Technician Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$21,000
$16,000
Min 10%
$21,000
Median 50%
$27,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
J. C. Penney
Highest Paying City
Anaheim, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
3.7 years
How much does a nail technician make?
As a Nail Technician in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $21,069 per year or $10.13 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $27,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $16,000 per year. Retail companies and Hospitality companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The top 5 states when it comes to Nail Technician salaries are Alaska, Hawaii, California, Washington, and Oregon. The typical employment for a Nail Technician is 3.7 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Technician
$38,397
Manicurist
$24,307

Average Nail Technician Salary By Location

Nail Technicians in the US makes an average salary of $21,069 per year or $10.13 per hour. Nail Technicians make the most in Anaheim, CA at about $23,435 per year. The average starting salary in Anaheim, CA for Nail Technicians is $14,000. Alaska, Hawaii, California, Washington, and Oregon are the highest paying states. On the other hand, Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi, Colorado, and Alabama report the lowest wages for Nail Technicians.

Map of Nail Technician Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Nail Technicians earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Nail Technician Salary By Company

Nail Technicians can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Most Nail Technician jobs are in Retail companies and Retail companies. Nail Technicians at J. C. Penney and Nordstrom report the highest salaries. If you can find a job at a company like Eldorado Resorts or Sandia National Laboratories, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Nail Technicians.

Nail Technician Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Nail Technician Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Tete Hair Salon
Hairdresser/Nail Technician
03/06/2020
$25,044
Bnails Salon and Spa
Nail Technicians
02/17/2020
$25,044
Mynd Spa & Salon
Nail Technician
01/17/2020
$41,636
Mynd Spa & Salon
Nail Technician
01/17/2020
$41,636
The Edgewater
Nail Technician
12/25/2019
$35,000
Nail Technician
12/24/2019
$42,554
LÁK Nail Bar
Nail Technician
11/30/2019
$27,131
Pampered Hands
Nail Technician
10/31/2019
$37,566
Kinzie Lacquer
Nail Technician
10/31/2019
$20,870
Nail Technician
10/28/2019
$33,392
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