Nail Technology Schools in Arizona

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9945 West Mcdowell Road
Avondale, AZ 85323

(623) 226-7490
Programs:
Cosmetology, Nail Technology, Cosmetology Teacher Training

2978 North Alma School Road
Chandler, AZ 85224

(602) 858-1552
Programs:
Cosmetology, Nail Technology, Cosmetology Teacher Training

3030 East Speedway Boulevard
Tucson, AZ 85716

15203996149
Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Cosmetology Teacher Training
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Academy of Nail Technology – Accredited

3553 West Northern Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85051

Arizona Academy of Beauty – Accredited

5631 East Speedway Boulevard
Tucson, AZ 85712

Beebe's Academy of Beauty – Accredited

2607 South 4th Avenue
Yuma, AZ 85365

Chandler-Gilbert Community College

2626 East Pecos Road
Chandler, AZ 85225

Charles of Italy Beauty College – Accredited

2135 South Highway 95
Bullhead City, AZ 86442

Charles of Italy Beauty College – Accredited

1987 Mcculloch Boulevard
Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403

D'Image Beauty College – Accredited

2539 North 35 Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85009

Don Villa Beauty School – Accredited

1837 West Guadalupe Road
Mesa, AZ 85202

Eastern Arizona College

615 North Stadium Avenue
Thatcher, AZ 85552

Flores Institute Of Nail Design – Accredited

2025 South Alma School Road
Mesa, AZ 85210

JJ Beauty Institute – Accredited

644 East Southern Avenue
Mesa, AZ 85204

Maricopa Beauty College – Accredited

515 West Western Avenue
Avondale, AZ 85323

Mima's Beauty College

12806 North 28th Drive
Phoenix, AZ 85209

Mjnailz Academy – Accredited

1835 South Alvemon Way
Tucson, AZ 85711

Saigon Beauty Institute – Accredited

1833 West Main Street
Mesa, AZ 85201

Sigma Cuts School Of Beauty

6409 West Glendale Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85301

Tucson College of Beauty – Accredited

3955 North Flowing Wells Road
Tucson, AZ 85705

Turning Point Beauty College – Accredited

2081 North Arizona Avenue
Chandler, AZ 85225

Turning Point Beauty College – Accredited

5127 West Indian School Road
Phoenix, AZ 85031

Xtylo Beauty College – Accredited

2828 North 36th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85008

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How to Become a Manicurist in Arizona

Arizona 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 Arizona is $25,300 ($12.17/hour). This is lower than the national average of $25,770 ($12.39/hour).
  • There is a predicted 9% job increase between 2016-2026 for manicurists. This is lower than the expected national growth of 10%.

Nail technology has exploded in recent years, quickly moving from a field where a select few people get regular nail care and maintenance to tons of people using their nails to express their personality and interests. No wonder this is the perfect time to become a nail technician!

Depending on who sits in your salon chair, you may apply a full set of artificial nails, use a chic accent nail to make an impression, or rely on decals for a personalized look.

State License Requirements

600 Education Hours

Required to earn a nail technology license

Your education should make you feel confident about passing your written and practical licensing exams. You can apply for your license via the Arizona State Board of Cosmetology. They collect $247 in testing fees and verify your 600 or more training hours.

Education Details

Finding a local Arizona nail tech program is a big part of getting established in this field. In your training, you should delve into core nail technology topics and learn about the latest trends. Licensed Arizona schools are required to cover the following subjects.

Courses Taught at Nail Tech Schools in AZ

  • Nail technology theory
  • Skin and nail diseases and disorders Infection control and disinfection
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Arizona cosmetology law
  • Massage manipulations of the hands and feet
  • Product chemistry and pharmacology
  • Nail technology tools, instruments, and machines
  • Client consultation
  • Manicures
  • Pedicures
  • Artificial nail enhancements
  • Alternative nail technology
  • Electric file Exfoliation

License Renewal

2 Years

License renewal period

0 Hours

Continuing education required

As an Arizona licensee, you must renew your license every two years by your birthday. Beauty licenses cost $60 to renew. Arizona does not currently require you to complete continuing education hours to renew your license, though CEUs (Continu-ing Education Units) are one of the best ways to learn about changes in the cosmetology industry.

Arizona Nail Technology Careers

$25,300 

Average yearly salary for nail technology in Arizona

Nail technicians work in most beauty settings and environments, so you may have quite a few choices when it comes time to choosing a job. Some nail technicians become small business owners and open their own nail salons, gradually adding staff and other nail technicians. Others rent a spot at a nail salon and handle the business side of a nail care career. You may enjoy working as a manicurist at a hair salon or nail shop, an option that lets you claim a base salary and tips. In Arizona, the average salary for a nail technician is $25,300 per year (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2020). A 9% growth is expected within this field by 2026.

Nail technicians take care of client's nails by providing manicures, pedicures, nail shaping, cuticle grooming, callus removal, synthetic nail treatments and nail polish application. Here is the list of requirements for becoming a nail tech in Arizona.

  • Complete an approved cosmetology program.
  • Complete at least 500 hours of study/experience.
  • Apply for your license.

Contact the Arizona State Board of Nail Technology

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