July 1, 1996
Nail technicians' earning power is up 17%. Perhaps the staff shortages the industry is facing is having an impact on the salaries and prices that skilled nail techs can demand. Our biannual compensation studies will help you understand how your earnings compare to the industry and provide some simple ways to increase your earning potential.
June 1, 1994
There’s good news and bad news in this year’s income study: nail technicians’ average weekly income from services dropped by $15, but retail commissions and employment benefits are on the rise.
June 1, 1992
You can earn more money in the nail business by continuing your education, offering a variety of services, and by simply sticking with it.
October 1, 1991
Nail technicians, who continue their educations actually earn more money on services than technicians who do not take classes.
Celebrate Good Times [With Nails!]8 photos
Turning Back the Hands of Time21 photos
The practice of combining either different nail polishes, paints, or acrylic powders to create a unique color or look for a client.
Should the salon owner do nails herself?
Do you use over-the-counter (non-professional only) polish?
Will gel-polish cause traditional polish to become obsolete?
Do Nail Techs Really Need Resumes?
What’s the most unusual place you did nails?
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The Big Book 2012-2013
How big is the U.S. nail business? $7.3 billion. What's the average service price for a manicure? Dig into our decades' deep research archives.
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