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Nail Technician Job Outlook

There are currently an estimated 113,600 Nail Technicians in the United States. The Nail Technician job market is expected to grow by 10.3% between 2014 and 2024.

Nail Technician Employability Rating

C Sokanu rates Nail Technicians with a C employability rating, meaning this career should provide moderate employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 20,600 Nail Technicians. That number is based on 11,700 additional Nail Technicians, and the retirement of 8,900 existing Nail Technicians.

Supply of Nail Technicians

The Nail Technician industry is concentrated in California, New York, and New Jersey.

Nail Technician Job Market by State

State name Employed Nail Technicians
California 17,410
New York 14,440
New Jersey 7,200
Massachusetts 4,760
Pennsylvania 4,340
Washington 4,220
Illinois 2,780
Florida 2,560
Texas 2,310
Ohio 2,020
Maryland 2,020
Virginia 2,000
Arizona 1,810
Oregon 1,770
Connecticut 1,610
Minnesota 1,250
North Carolina 750
Michigan 720
Georgia 650
Louisiana 590
Hawaii 520
Indiana 500
Missouri 500
Alabama 490
New Hampshire 450
Rhode Island 410
Tennessee 370
Wisconsin 360
Kansas 280
Mississippi 230
South Carolina 230
Nevada 210
Oklahoma 180
Arkansas 160
Maine 140
Kentucky 140
Iowa 130
Vermont 130
North Dakota 120
Puerto Rico 120
Nebraska 90
South Dakota 70
Idaho 60
Wyoming 40
District of Columbia 40
West Virginia 30

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