Nail technician earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Nail technician salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $21,730
Alabama $23,901
Arkansas $21,160
Arizona $31,809
California $24,980
Colorado $24,830
Connecticut $33,757
District of Columbia $27,760
Delaware $23,330
Florida $24,220
Georgia $27,090
Hawaii $23,260
Iowa $29,520
Idaho $32,870
Illinois $23,740
Indiana $28,089
Kansas $25,190
Kentucky $24,300
Louisiana $20,290
Massachusetts $25,320
Maryland $22,280
Maine $20,940
Michigan $24,390
Minnesota $29,650
Missouri $23,340
Mississippi $23,050
Montana $31,150
North Carolina $20,880
North Dakota $29,260
Nebraska $23,350
New Hampshire $36,130
New Jersey $23,250
New Mexico $18,210
Nevada $22,900
New York $23,630
Ohio $24,530
Oklahoma $23,610
Oregon $25,980
Pennsylvania $29,246
Puerto Rico $19,200
Rhode Island $23,380
South Carolina $28,660
South Dakota $29,300
Tennessee $20,390
Texas $22,980
Utah $27,570
Virginia $22,770
Washington $29,760
Wisconsin $30,580
West Virginia $20,140
Wyoming $21,530

How do nail technician salaries compare to similar careers?

Nail technicians earn about the same as related careers in Minnesota. On average, they make less than precious metal workers but more than DJs.

Career Median Salary
Precious metal worker salary $38K
Upholsterer salary $39K
Office clerk salary $36K
Painting, coating & decorating worker salary $38K
Firefighter salary $31K
Nail technician salary $30K
Piano tuner salary $31K
Switchboard operator salary $35K
Shoemaker salary $36K
DJ salary $34K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)