Today we are wrapping up this 3 part series on pricing in nail salons… hallelujah, am I right? (Not that I haven’t loved shedding light on terribly unsafe practices and employee mistreatment, but I’m just about ready for some “lighter” topics if you know what I mean!) In this post we will detail the overhead costs all nail salons experience, let you know why salons across the nation are seemingly going “un-checked”, and discuss what you can do to help.
Let’s get right to it. Remember that our salon is located in Tacoma, Washington where the minimum wage is $12/hour. In our last post we discussed that after a $15 pedicure (assuming it is an hour long), there’s only $3 left to cover taxes, overhead costs, and hopefully to make a profit. So what are those overhead costs that all nail salons have?Read More