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 about the same as related careers in Pennsylvania. On average, they make less than police officers but more than librarians.

Career Median Salary
Police officer salary $68K
Calligrapher salary $66K
Energy broker salary $56K
Urban planner salary $58K
Multimedia animator salary $53K
Make-Up artist salary $45K
Real estate agent salary $51K
Recruiter salary $53K
DJ salary $37K
Librarian salary $56K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)