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
Tennessee $77,560
Florida $75,670
Georgia $58,000
Hawaii $47,720
Colorado $45,980
Pennsylvania $45,350
Texas $42,550
New Jersey $41,000
Puerto Rico $38,610
Illinois $30,100
Louisiana $28,620
Nevada $23,730
California $164,090
New York $129,500
District of Columbia $101,480

How do make-up artist salaries compare to similar careers?

Make-Up artists earn 14% more than similar careers in California. On average, they make less than film directors but more than architects.

Career Median Salary
Film director salary $107K
Filmmaker salary $107K
Make-Up artist salary $164K
Naval architect salary $100K
Detective salary $104K
Police officer salary $100K
Architect salary $99K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)