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Manicurists and Pedicurists

Job Information

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


  • Employment is expected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations.
  • A State license is required for barbers, cosmetologists, and most other personal appearance workers, although qualifications vary by State.
  • About 44 percent of workers are self employed; many also work flexible schedules.


Personality I'm hands on
Salary $19,440/yr ($9.72/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education High School diploma