Nail Technician Schools in Michigan

Michigan Beauty and Cosmetology Schools

If you are considering becoming a nail tech, your job could consist of manicures, pedicures, cuticle and nailbed care, nail art and design and more.  You will become knowledgeable about the latest trendy and hip nail art techniques and be able to provide innovative services to your clients.

Nail technician schools in Michigan will teach students to clean, file, shape and polish fingernails and toenails, as well as repair nails and apply artificial nails. You will also learn how to run a nail salon effectively and be cognizant of all applicable state laws. In the end, you will be fully prepared to take the practical and written board examination. 

Michigan Nail Training Requirements

Michigan students wishing to earn a nail technician license must have at least a 9th grade education and be 17 years old. They may either complete at least 400 training hours at a licensed school, or serve 6 months as an apprentice at a licensed cosmetology practice. After completing training, students contact the Michigan State Board of Cosmetology and arrange to take the written and practical examinations for licensure. 

MI Nail Technician Salary & Job Opportunities

Nail techs in Michigan earn an annual average salary of $24,520 statewide before tips. The Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan has the highest concentration of nail tech jobs of any non-metropolitan area of the country. This region is also the top paying non-metropolitan area in the country. Salaries in this area average $27,000 per year. Within this region, the Grand Haven area is one of the top paying metropolitan areas for nail tech careers.

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