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 $47,720
Texas $42,550
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 art directors but more than detectives.

Career Median Salary
Art director salary $93K
Naval architect salary $93K
Games artist salary $90K
Certified professional organizer salary $44K
Make-Up artist salary $64K
Fashion designer salary $73K
Filmmaker salary $73K
Architect salary $79K
Detective salary $82K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)