The salary statistics of manicurists and pedicurists are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of manicurists and pedicurists within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The manicurists and pedicurists annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for manicurists and pedicurists. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) manicurists and pedicurists is $33,590. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $22,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,800. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 78% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of manicurists and pedicurists from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of manicurists and pedicurists in 5 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for manicurists and pedicurists occupations is the health care and social assistance sector with an annual salary $29,390. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $19,650).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
From the above tables we note that not only manicurists and pedicurists salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of manicurists and pedicurists in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $17,800 to $34,340. The highest paying state for manicurists and pedicurists is Vermont with a median annual salary of $34,340. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $17,800. For more salary information of manicurists and pedicurists profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|District of Columbia|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|New York|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |