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Nail technician salary in United States

How much does a Nail Technician make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $21.72
Low $8.94
High $52.80
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a nail technician is $21.72 per hour in the United States. 4.2k salaries reported, updated at January 25, 2023

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Top companies for Nail Technicians in United States

    36 reviews165 salaries reported
    $42.63per hour
  2. $28.87per hour
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Highest paying cities for Nail Technicians near United States

  1. San Antonio, TX
    $33.47 per hour
    42 salaries reported
  2. Austin, TX
    $30.39 per hour
    61 salaries reported
  3. Columbus, OH
    $22.58 per hour
    15 salaries reported
  1. Denver, CO
    $22.05 per hour
    37 salaries reported
  2. Dallas, TX
    $22.04 per hour
    21 salaries reported
  3. Chicago, IL
    $21.40 per hour
    37 salaries reported
  1. Las Vegas, NV
    $21.09 per hour
    36 salaries reported
  2. Los Angeles, CA
    $20.16 per hour
    56 salaries reported
  3. Cincinnati, OH
    $19.88 per hour
    14 salaries reported
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Most common benefits for Nail Technicians

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 1,525 ratings

50% of Nail Technicians in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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