The average wage for a make-up artist in the United States is around $64.78 per hour.
Make-Up artists earn an average hourly wage of $64.78.
Salaries typically start from $18.31 per hour and go up to $82.77 per hour.
83% above national average Updated in 2021
Make-Up artist earnings by seniority
Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.
Make-Up artist salary by state
|State Name||Average Salary|
|District of Columbia||$101,480|
How do make-up artist salaries compare to similar careers?
Make-Up artists earn 19% more than similar careers in the United States.
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Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)