Nail Technician Salary
The minimum Education and training required to become a Nail Technician is high school in certain states. Other state policies say that a Nail Technician should be formally educated from state licensed Nail Technician schools.
Some private educational institutes even provide formal training to individuals who are in pursuit of making a career as a Nail Technician. Some personal care tech programs may take around 9 months, but nail technicians (manicurists) do not require much time to be formally trained.
Once you are qualified as a Nail Technician you can easily find jobs in barber shops and create a dependable client tell. After gaining experience you can start your own business.
In 2008, 76,000 individuals were employed as Nail Technicians. They were operating beauty salons, resort spas, nail saloons and barber shops. Around 44% of all personal care techs are self employed in their own beauty related outlets.
People who wan to create a career in this field for themselves should gain above stated education. The Nail Technician salary statistics are as follows:
- Minimum wage stage:
The minimum Nail Tech salary is $16,330 per annum and $7.85/hour. The average Nail Technician salary 2011 is $19,650 per year and $9.45/hour. Other than their normal pay, these techs even earn very huge money in tips.
- Maximum Wage Stage:
The maximum Nail Tech salary is $30,600 per annum and $14.71/hour and the amount of tips they receive is much larger than those who are earning Minimum wage stage.
- Tenure to attain Maximum Wage Stage:
You can earn at the maximum wage stage in a few years. It all depends on how well equipped you are with the knowledge of personal care and how you treat people and how good you can perform your job.
The higher the number of people who want to be attended by you, the higher will be your pay grade. This is because no barber or personal care shop will want to loose you as your customers will follow you to every place you work.
Duties of Nail Techs
The duties that you have to perform as a nail tech includes: manicure, pedicure, decorating nails, applying gel to nails and making the nails of your customer look perfect and beautiful. Nail techs even provide relaxing massages to clients and they are will equipped with other personal care responsibilities.