Nail Specialist & Manicurist

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Total Degrees​
Awarded in 2017
8,308
declining 1.91%
Median In-State​
Public Tuition
$2,622
growing 1.14%
Median Out-of-State​
Private Tuition
$4,464
growing 1.64%
Average Wage
$48,466
growing 0.582%
People in Workforce
55,724
growing 14.9%
Average Employee Age
37.8
growing 1.74%

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The locations with the highest concentration of Nail Specialist & Manicurist degree recipients are Westminster, CA, Guaynabo, PR, and Garden Grove, CA. The locations with a relatively high number of Nail Specialist & Manicurist degree recipients are . The most common degree awarded to students studying Nail Specialist & Manicurist is a < 1 year postsecondary certificate.

Institutions

Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Nail Specialist & Manicurist and the types of students that study this field. Asian-American International Beauty College awards the most degrees in Nail Specialist & Manicurist in the US, but Unlimited Cosmetology School and National Beauty College (454847) have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Nail Specialist & Manicurist.

Tuition costs for Nail Specialist & Manicurist majors are, on average, $2,622 for in-state public colleges, and $4,464 for out of state private colleges.

The most common sector, by number of institutions, that offers Nail Specialist & Manicurist programs are Private for-profit, less-than 2-year institutions (403 total). The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded, is Private for-profit, less-than 2-year (6,016 completions).

Institutions

Institution with the Most Degrees Awarded in Nail Specialist & Manicurist

The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded in Nail Specialist & Manicurist, is Private for-profit, less-than 2-year (6,016 completions).

The following chart shows the share of universities that offer Nail Specialist & Manicurist programs, by the total number of completions, colored and grouped by their sector.

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Tuition Costs for Common Institutions

$2,622
Median In-State Public
$4,464
Median Out of State Private

Asian-American International Beauty College has the most Nail Specialist & Manicurist degree recipients, with 610 degrees awarded in 2017.

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Specialized Colleges

Out of all institutions that offer Nail Specialist & Manicurist programs and have at least 5 graduates in those programs, Unlimited Cosmetology School and National Beauty College (454847) have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Nail Specialist & Manicurist, with 85.7% and 83.9%, respectively.

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Degrees Awarded by County

Counties with the Most Degrees Awarded in Nail Specialist & Manicurist

This map shows the counties in the United States colored by the highest number of degrees awarded in Nail Specialist & Manicurist by year.

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Growth in Awarded Degrees

Counties with the Fastest Growing Number of Degrees Awarded

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Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Personal & Culinary Services graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field.

The average salary for Personal & Culinary Services majors is $48,466 and the most common occupations are Chefs & head cooks, Cooks, and Food service managers.

The industry that employs the most Personal & Culinary Services majors is Restaurants & Food Services, though the highest paying industry, by average wage, is Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories .

Wages

Yearly Income for Common Jobs

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$48,466
Average Wage in Workforce
± $5,136
0.582%
1 Year Growth
± 14.8%

The average salary for Personal & Culinary Services majors is $48,466 and the most common occupations are Chefs & head cooks, Cooks, and Food service managers.

This chart shows the average annual salaries of the most common occupations for Personal & Culinary Services majors.

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Highest Paying Locations

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This map shows the public use micro areas (PUMAs) in the United States colored by the average salary of Personal & Culinary Services majors.

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Occupations

Most Common

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The most common occupations Personal & Culinary Services majors, by number of employees, are Chefs & head cooks, Cooks, and Food service managers.

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Most Specialized

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Compared to other majors, there are an unusually high number of Personal & Culinary Services majors working as Morticians, undertakers, & funeral directors, Chefs & head cooks, and Bakers.

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Highest Paid

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Occupations by Share

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55,724
2018 Workforce
± 5,794
14.9%
1 Year Growth
± 13.3%

The number of Personal & Culinary Services graduates in the workforce has been growing at a rate of 14.9%, from 48,516 in 2017 to 55,724 in 2018.

The largest single share of Personal & Culinary Services graduates go on to work as Chefs & head cooks (18.8%). This chart shows the various jobs filled by those with a major in Personal & Culinary Services by share of the total number of graduates.

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Industries

Most Common

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Nail Specialist & Manicurist is from the 2 Digit Course Personal & Culinary Services.

The most common industries that employ Personal & Culinary Services majors, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services, Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories , and Traveler accommodation.

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Highest Paid

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Industries by Share

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Nail Specialist & Manicurist is from the 2 Digit Course Personal & Culinary Services.
55,724
2018 Workforce
± 5,794
14.9%
1 Year Growth
± 13.3%

The number of Personal & Culinary Services graduates in the workforce has been growing at a rate of 14.9%, from 48,516 in 2017 to 55,724 in 2018.

The industry which employs the most Personal & Culinary Services graduates by share is Restaurants & Food Services, followed by Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories . This visualization shows the industries that hire those who major in Personal & Culinary Services.

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Specialty Locations

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Nail Specialist & Manicurist is from the 2 Digit Course Personal & Culinary Services.

This map shows the public use micro areas (PUMAs) in the United States where there are a relatively high population of Personal & Culinary Services majors.

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Diversity

Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Personal & Culinary Services in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Personal & Culinary Services is 37.8, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate. Female employees are more likely to hold Personal & Culinary Services degrees, and Asian students earn the majority (2,579) of the degrees.

Workforce Age

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Nail Specialist & Manicurist is from the 2 Digit Course Personal & Culinary Services.
37.8
Average Age in 2018
± 1.2 Years
1.74%
1 Year Change
± 4.64%

This chart shows distribution of ages for employees with a degree in Personal & Culinary Services. The most common ages of employees with this major are 28 and 34 years old, which represent 5.96% and 4.95% of the population, respectively.

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Degrees Awarded

The most common degree types awarded to students graduating in Nail Specialist & Manicurist are < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate and 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate.

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Workforce Degrees

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Nail Specialist & Manicurist is from the 2 Digit Course Personal & Culinary Services.

The most common degree types held by the working population in Personal & Culinary Services are Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree, and Professional degree.

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Gender Imbalance for Common Institutions

Female (92.8%)
Most Common Gender with a Degree in this Field

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Race & Ethnicity by Degrees Awarded

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Asian
    2,579 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2,485 degrees awarded
  3. White
    1,791 degrees awarded

This chart shows the number of degrees awarded in Nail Specialist & Manicurist for each race & ethnicity. Asian students earned the largest share of the degrees with this major.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Race/Ethnicity and Gender Combination
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This chart illustrates the differences by gender for each race & ethnicity of Bachelors Degree recipients in Nail Specialist & Manicurist. N/A students, who earn most of the degree-grads_ethnicity_genders in this field, are the most common combination of race/ethnicity and gender.

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Global Diversity

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Nail Specialist & Manicurist is from the 2 Digit Course Personal & Culinary Services.
Most Common Countries of Origin
  1. Mexico
    1,503 degree recipients
  2. Korea
    552 degree recipients
  3. Philippines
    531 degree recipients
High Relative Number of Students
  1. Korea
    2.49 times more than expected
  2. Philippines
    1.09 times more than expected
  3. Mexico
    0.575 times more than expected

There are a relatively high number of people that were born in Korea that hold Personal & Culinary Services degrees (2.49 times more than expected), and the most common country of origin by total numbers for non-US students earning a degree in this field is Mexico (1,503 degree recipients).

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Nail Specialist & Manicurist field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Nail Specialist & Manicurist majors need many skills, but most especially Active Listening. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Nail Specialist & Manicurist majors need more than the average amount of Service Orientation, Technology Design, and Equipment Selection.

These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Nail Specialist & Manicurist majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Service Orientation is very distinctive for majors, but the Active Listening, Speaking, and Service Orientation are the three most important skills for people in the field.

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