According to the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, experienced cosmetologists working as stylists and hairdressers earned $41,913, while manicurists in this bracket earned an average of $29,255.
Hair and nail professional salaries for entry-level employees were quite similar. Cosmetologists averaged $17,477, while manicurists earned an average of $16,894.
Cosmetologists in all salary brackets earned substantially more in the Cheyenne area than those in the Casper area:
This information underestimates the take home pay of these professionals, because tips are not included in the official salary figures shown here.
Wyoming Hair and Nail Professional Employment Levels and Job Growth Rates
The number of hairstylists, hairdressers and manicurists os expected to increase in Wyoming between 2012 and 2022. The rate of job growth for manicurists is expected to be more than 50% higher than for hairdressers, hairstylists and cosmetologists.
Manicurist jobs are expected to increase by 7% while the rate of hair professional job growth should be 4.5% during this ten-year period. More than eight times as many hair professionals than nail specialists were employed in Wyoming in 2014. Four hundred and ninety hairdressers, hairstylists and cosmetologists worked in the state, while 60 nail technicians were employed in Wyoming as of 2014.
Nail Technician Salaries in Wyoming
Since salons generally hire separate professionals to beautify hair and nails, Wyoming and the federal government provide separate salary data for cosmetologists and manicurists.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics provides a breakdown of 2013 cosmetology salary levels by percentile in key regions of Wyoming: