Nail Technology Schools in Nevada

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Milan Institute – Accredited

2250 South Rancho Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89102

Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology

4020 Kietzke Lane
Reno, NV 89502

Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology

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Academy of Hair Design – Accredited

5191 West Charleston Suite 150
Las Vegas, NV 89146

Aveda Institute Las Vegas – Accredited

4856 South Eastern Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89119

Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences – Accredited

9340 West Sahara Avenue Suite 205
Las Vegas, NV 89117

Expertise Cosmetology Institute – Accredited

1911 Stella Lake Street
Las Vegas, NV 89106

Expertise Cosmetology Institute – Accredited

535 East Lake Mead
North Las Vegas, NV 89030

International Academy of Style – Accredited

2295 Market Street
Reno, NV 89502

Paul Mitchell The School Reno – Accredited

1600 Holcomb Avenue
Reno, NV 89502

Prestige Nail School

1181 South Buffalo Drive Suite 100
Las Vegas, NV 89117

Sierra Academy of Style – Accredited

1851 South Roop Street #101
Carson City, NV 89701
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You must attend a school that meets any licensure requirements as defined by your state. Most states require that you graduate from an accredited or state-approved school.

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How to Become a Manicurist in Nevada

Nevada Nail Technology Careers At a Glance
  • 600 education hours are required to become licensed.
  • You must renew your license every 2 years.
  • 0 continuing education hours are required to renew your license.
  • The average salary for manicurists in Nevada is $22,730 ($10.93/hour). This is lower than the national average of $25,770 ($12.39/hour).
  • There is a predicted 8% job increase between 2016-2026 for manicurists. This is lower than the expected national growth of 10%.

Nevada is one of the most glamorous and decadent states in the country, making it the perfect place to really stand out as a nail artist. Millions of tourists visit Nevada's biggest cities every year, and they want to be pampered and shown a good time.

As a nail technician, you can help them relax and give them a bit of Nevada flair to take home.

State License Requirements

600 Education Hours

Required to earn a nail technology license

The field of nail technology is regulated by the Nevada State Board of Cosmetology. They make sure that you have enough education before allowing you to get a license. Submit your application and pay the required $180 fee to take your licensing exams. After you pass your exams, you can get your license and start working.

Education Details

The path to a fun and rewarding career in nail care starts with the right training. Approved Nevada schools must provide at least 600 hours of training to nail students. In the classroom, you study the theory of nail technology and master cosmetology terminology. Once you move on to the salon floor, you practice your techniques on mannequin hands and then get experience with real clients. By studying the training topics required in Nevada, you can build your confidence.

What You Can Learn at Nevada Nail Schools

  • Infection control and disinfection
  • Spa management
  • Natural nail care
  • Pedicuring techniques
  • Manicuring techniques
  • Nail theory
  • Application of artificial nails
  • Repairing and removing artificial nails
  • Customer consultation and education

License Renewal

2 Years

License renewal period

0 Hours

Continuing education required

Cosmetology license renewal in Nevada happens every two years on the licensee's birthday.

Nevada Nail Technology Careers


Average yearly salary for nail technology in Nevada

Nevada's beauty industry is fast-paced, exciting, and always changing! Once you've built solid skills in manicuring, pedicuring, nail art, and nail care, you can keep up with this industry's demands and exceed customers' expectations. Between 2016 and 2026, job openings for nail technicians may increase 8% in Nevada (CareerOneStop, 2020). The average salary for a Nevada nail technician is $22,730 per year (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2020). You may have tons of options in major cities like Reno and Las Vegas, where you may work in resort salons, walk-in nail salons, and high-end spas.

A NV nail technologist normally works in a nail salon or health spa setting. Also known as a manicurist or pedicurist, a nail technologist works to shape, clean, trim and beautify the nails of their clients. In order to work as a nail salon professional in Nevada, individuals must obtain a post secondary certificate of completion and complete a comprehensive nail salon sanitary training program.

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Nevada State Board of Cosmetology
Nail Technology

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