Nail Technology Schools in Massachusetts

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Ali May Academy

1459 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169

Charles H McCann Technical School

70 Hodges Cross Road
North Adams, MA 1247

DiGrigoli School of Cosmetology – Accredited

1578 Riverdale Street West
Springfield, MA 01089

Flavia Leal Academy

20 Chelsea Street
Everett, MA 2149

Flavia Leal Academy

36 West Cummings Park
Woburn, MA 1801

Jolie Academy – Accredited

44 Sewall Street
Ludlow, MA 1056

Jupiter Beauty Academy – Accredited

95 Freeport Street
Boston, MA 02122

Lowell Academy Hairstyling Institute – Accredited

136 Central Street
Lowell, MA 01852

Mansfield Beauty Schools

200 Parking Way
Quincy, MA 02169

New England Hair Academy – Accredited

110 Florence Street
Malden, MA 02148

Rob Roy Academy – Accredited

260 South Main Street
Fall River, MA 2721

Rob Roy Academy – Accredited

150 Pleasant Street
Worcester, MA 01609

Spa Tech Institute – Accredited

227 Turnpike Road Suite 1
Westboro, MA 01581

Flavia Leal Academy | Everett

20 Chelsea Street
Everett, MA 02149

Flavia Leal Academy | Woburn

36 West Cummings Park
Woburn, MA 01801

How to Become a Manicurist in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Nail Technology Careers At a Glance
  • 100 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 Massachusetts is $26,270 ($12.63/hour). This is higher 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%.

Do you feel at home in a beauty salon? Do you love the racks and racks of nail polish colors they have? If you love having beautiful nails and creating new styles, this is the time to become a nail technician in Massachusetts.

Don't let this opportunity pass you up.

State License Requirements

100 Education Hours

Required to earn a nail technology license

The rest of the licensing process goes through the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Cosmetology and Barbering. They verify that you have completed at least 100 hours of training and that your training was completed at an approved school. Once they verify this information, they allow you to schedule your licensing exams. These exams include a practical test and a written test. You must pay a fee of $188 before being allowed to test. Massachusetts clients deserve access to your unique nail technician skills.

Education Details

Becoming a stellar nail tech in Massachusetts means choosing a program that will give you a broad skillset. When you receive information from all the schools in your area about their offerings, be sure to look at the learning outcomes for each course. You should also check to see if your program will include professional business and marketing skills that can help you achieve your goals.

Massachusetts nail tech classes:

  • Extensions, wraps, and tips
  • Sculpting
  • Equipment and tools
  • Safety and sanitation

License Renewal

2 Years

License renewal period

0 Hours

Continuing education required

Massachusetts Nail Technology Careers


Average yearly salary for nail technology in Massachusetts

The Job Outlook for a Nail Technologist in Massachusetts appears to be flourishing, as it is among the top 5 best states in the US for Nail Techs. With a location quotient of 2.31 Massachusetts is considered to have an above average employment level for this occupation.

Contact the Massachusetts State Board of Nail Technology

Massachusetts Board of Registration of Cosmetologists
Nail Technology