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 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$19,480|
|25th Percentile Wage||$20,730|
|50th Percentile Wage||$23,230|
|75th Percentile Wage||$27,040|
|90th Percentile Wage||$33,050|
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 $33,050. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $23,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,480. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 69% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of manicurists and pedicurists from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of manicurists and pedicurists in 7 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 $28,510. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $20,300).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|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 $18,210 to $34,510. The highest paying state for manicurists and pedicurists is New Hampshire with a median annual salary of $34,510. The lowest paying state is New Mexico with a median annual salary of $18,210. For more salary information of manicurists and pedicurists profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|New Hampshire|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|District of Columbia|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|New York|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|New Mexico|| |