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
District of Columbia $86,060
California $72,160
New York $64,760
Florida $68,770
Georgia $58,000
Hawaii $35,600
Texas $32,460
Puerto Rico $38,610
Nevada $23,730
Louisiana $28,620

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

Make-Up artists earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than nail technicians but more than painting, coating & decorating workers.

Career Median Salary
Nail technician salary $27K
Personal trainer salary $35K
Exterminator salary $31K
Highway maintenance worker salary $40K
Maintenance worker salary $32K
Make-Up artist salary $31K
Garbage collector salary $37K
Firefighter salary $33K
Funeral director salary $35K
Painting, coating & decorating worker salary $30K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)