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 Texas. On average, they make less than postal service clerks but more than museum conservators.

Career Median Salary
Postal service clerk salary $60K
Postal service worker salary $60K
Landscaper salary $48K
Private detective salary $47K
Family social worker salary $51K
Make-Up artist salary $43K
Probation officer salary $45K
Calligrapher salary $42K
Embalmer salary $43K
Museum conservator salary $40K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)