Manicurists and Pedicurists

Prospects: Very Favorable

*According to projected annual openings and year-over-year growth

Clean and shape customers' fingernails and toenails. May polish or decorate nails.

Current openings

Nail Technician 1

Number of positions

2012: 6,650    2014: 7,010

Annual job postings

New: 180    Replacement: 110
(Total: 290)   

Salaries in NYC

Starting at:
Up to:

Educational requirements

Minimum education:
Postsecondary non-degree award

Work experience:

On-the-job training:

Education level achieved by workers


Sources: New York State Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor.