How Much Does A Pedicurist Make?

Pedicurists focus on trimming, cleaning, polishing and beautifying a client’s toenails. They work in nail salons and foot spas and provide clients advice on how to care for their feet and nails properly. Pedicurists don’t earn a lot since they typically only earn minimum wages.

Their income can be increased with tips from satisfied customers. The experience taught in this career also serves as a good training ground for those who have plans of putting up their own nail salons someday.

Average Pedicurist Annual Salary

$24,330

The average annual salary for pedicurists is $24,330 a year. Salaries start at $18,800 a year and go up to $33,590 a year.

Average Pedicurist Hourly Wage

$11.70

The average hourly wage for a pedicurist is $11.70. Hourly wages were between $9.04 and $16.15 an hour.

Stats were based out of 90,630 employed pedicurists in the United States.

Does Your Pay Depend On Your Experience?

Executive Pedicurist

$33,590/year $16.15/hour

(Top 10% of Pedicurists)


Senior Pedicurist

$26,440/year $12.71/hour

(Top 25% of Pedicurists)


Mid Level Pedicurist

$22,150/year $10.65/hour

(Median)


Junior Pedicurist

$19,910/year $9.57/hour

(Bottom 25% of Pedicurists)


Entry Level Pedicurist

$18,800/year $9.04/hour

(Bottom 10% of Pedicurists)


Pedicurist Average Salary Comparison

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$71k / year
$34 / hour
Skincare Specialists
$35k / year
$16 / hour
Barbers
$29k / year
$14 / hour
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
$29k / year
$14 / hour
Manicurists and Pedicurists
$24k / year
$11 / hour
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$20k / year
$10 / hour

Top 10 Highest Paying States For Pedicurists

Top 10 Highest Paying Cities For Pedicurists

Pedicurist Salary By State

Rank State Hourly Rate Annual Salary
#1 Minnesota $15.72 $32,690
#2 Iowa $14.93 $31,040
#3 Washington $14.74 $30,650
#4 District of Columbia $14.72 $30,620
#5 South Dakota $14.23 $29,590
#6 Wisconsin $14.02 $29,170
#7 Montana $13.91 $28,940
#8 Florida $13.90 $28,900
#9 Wyoming $13.70 $28,490
#10 Alaska $13.41 $27,890
#11 Utah $13.23 $27,530
#12 Hawaii $13.22 $27,500
#13 North Carolina $13.04 $27,110
#14 New Hampshire $12.90 $26,820
#15 Michigan $12.82 $26,660
#16 New Jersey $12.66 $26,320
#17 Colorado $12.63 $26,270
#18 Missouri $12.61 $26,230
#19 Arizona $12.59 $26,180
#20 Kansas $12.43 $25,860
#21 Kentucky $12.29 $25,560
#22 South Carolina $12.28 $25,550
#23 Rhode Island $12.02 $25,010
#24 Maryland $11.99 $24,930
#25 Massachusetts $11.91 $24,770
#26 Ohio $11.83 $24,610
#27 Texas $11.56 $24,040
#28 Oregon $11.54 $23,990
#29 California $11.39 $23,690
#30 Delaware $11.28 $23,450
#31 Nebraska $11.23 $23,350
#32 Virginia $11.05 $22,980
#33 Alabama $11.05 $22,980
#34 Georgia $10.98 $22,830
#35 Arkansas $10.91 $22,700
#36 Oklahoma $10.90 $22,660
#37 Pennsylvania $10.85 $22,560
#38 Connecticut $10.81 $22,490
#39 Illinois $10.67 $22,190
#40 Mississippi $10.62 $22,090
#41 Idaho $10.40 $21,630
#42 Tennessee $10.40 $21,630
#43 Louisiana $10.33 $21,490
#44 New York $10.19 $21,200
#45 West Virginia $10.10 $21,010
#46 Indiana $10.04 $20,880
#47 Maine $9.44 $19,640
#48 Nevada $9.36 $19,470
#49 Puerto Rico $8.84 $18,390
#50 New Mexico $8.60 $17,880

Data provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

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