Nail Technician

Manicure Specialist

Manicure Therapist


The tasks a Manicurist is expected to perform include:Cleaning, shaping and polishing finger nails

Applying liquid polish-remover or lotion to take off old nail polish or to clean nails

Moistening nails with water before cutting with scissors or nipper and filing edges of nails to shape

Applying nail paint

Cleaning and sterilizing equipment after use

Proficient in applying nail paint with small brush

Adept with cleaning and sterilizing equipment

Well-versed with advising customers on massage and use of creams to improve appearance of hands and arms

Knowledge of cleaning the feet, cuts or treat corns

Not applicable

Good communication skills

Good persuasive skills

Pleasing personality

Good hand eye coordination

Systematic approach


Artistic skills


It needs one to be on their toes

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Salons usually work for 5/6 days a week for 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from salon to salon

Being self-employed is an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)Health risks include exposure to chemicals like acetone, dibutyl phthalate, etc.Occupational hazards include lower back problems, shoulder problems, neck problems, etc.

For freshers - INR 5,000 to INR 7,000 per month For candidates with 2 - 4 years of experience or more - INR 7,000 to INR 10,000 per month(This figure are indicative and subject to change)

Overview of Beauty and Wellness Sector in IndiaThe beauty and wellness industry in India is growing at a CAGR of 18.6 percent, driven by a burgeoning Indian economy. The sector is thriving on the increasing section of affluent and middle-class population that has started considering beauty and wellness as a necessity instead of a luxury, as perceived until sometime ago.In beauty and salon segment, workforce requirement is expected to grow from 34 lakhs in 2013 to 121 lakhs in 2022. Based on market interactions, beauty sector is expected to grow at a CAGR of 20 percent with 23 percent in organised sector and 15 percent in unorganised sector. In beauty products and counter sales sector, workforce requirement is expected to grow from 7 lakhs in 2013 to 18 lakhs in 2022. Based on market interactions, beauty products and counter sales sector is expected to grow at a CAGR of 20 percent with 24 percent in organised and 17 percent in unorganised sector. In the rejuvenation segment, workforce requirement is expected to grow from just 29,000 in 2013 to 213,000 in 2022. There is a shift towards the emerging markets and this is likely to continue with over 50 percent of the total beauty sales by 2018 expected from developing countries. The estimated market size of the global industry is $1.4 trillion. All these factors put together is going to increase the job opportunities for a Manicurist across towns and cities in India.


Salons across India

Beauty and Wellness centres across India

Towns and cities across India

Will be updated

VLCC Institute

Exclusive Salon and Makeup Studio

Indus Integrated Information Management Limited


Net Services India Pvt Ltd

Jawed Habib Hair and Beauty Ltd

LTA School of Beauty

Shahnaz Husain Group of Companies