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Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

39-5092 Manicurists and Pedicurists



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

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Central Minnesota 23027$14.92/hr$11.67/hr$14.38/hr$15.42/hr$15.45/hr$16.43/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A
Leisure and Hospitality10$24.88/hr
Other Services2,820$15.43/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/AN/AN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota 40$14.22/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 50$14.28/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 60$14.38/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 100$14.59/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 130$14.95/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 180$14.32/hr25.5%
Central Minnesota 230$15.42/hr29.7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,240$15.44/hr39.8%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 2,410$15.44/hrN/A
Minnesota 2,830$15.43/hr35.7%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 3,560$14.66/hr14.1%
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers 1,130$13.11/hr57.5%
Healthcare Support Workers, All Other 3,300$20.33/hr7.0%


  • Clean and sanitize tools and work environment.
  • Shape and smooth ends of nails, using scissors, files, or emery boards.
  • Apply undercoat and clear or colored polish onto nails with brush.
  • Remove previously applied nail polish, using liquid remover and swabs.
  • Use rotary abrasive wheels to shape and smooth nails or artificial extensions.
  • Maintain supply inventories and records of client services.
  • Assess the condition of clients' hands, remove dead skin, and massage hands.
  • Schedule client appointments and accept payments.
  • Polish nails, using powdered polish and buffer.
  • Advise clients on nail care and use of products and colors.