Nail Technician Schools in West Virginia

West Virginia Beauty and Cosmetology Schools

Train at Nail Schools in West Virginia

Love being around people and having great conversations? Check. Appreciate high fashion and enjoy being creative? Check. Looking for a career where you can express yourself, bring people joy and continue to grow and develop as an artist? Check. If this sounds like what you're looking for in a career, nail technology might be right for you. It's the perfect combination of these three traits and a pathway to a potentially long and fulfilling career in the beauty business.

West Virginia Nail Training Requirements

West Virginia, also known as the "Mountain State," is experiencing growth in its tourism industry thanks in part to being covered in beautiful blankets of forests over the Appalachian Mountains. And not surprisingly, it has been reported that the profession of nail technology will grow by approximately 18% over the next several year according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. For people who want to join this dynamic field, the West Virginia Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists requires completion of a 400 hour approved education program. This program will include training to provide manicures and pedicures, and to apply artificial nails. Students must also pass national written and practical exams before they receive their license 

WV Nail Technician Salary & Job Opportunities

Manicurists in West Virginia work at hotels and resorts, as well as in spas and salons. Many also work in nursing centers and retirement living communities. Some own and operate their own home-based nail boutique salons. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates licensed nail technicians in West Virginia earn an annual average salary of $18,600 before tips.

If you are interested in finding out whether this challenging and creative beauty career is right for you, contact some of the nail schools below. Compare the schools' program breakdown, tuition and financial aid, scheduling options and more to discover which one is right for you.


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