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
California $72,160
District of Columbia $86,060
Florida $68,770
Georgia $58,000
Hawaii $47,720
Louisiana $28,620
New Jersey $41,000
Nevada $23,730
New York $64,760
Pennsylvania $45,350
Puerto Rico $38,610
Tennessee $77,560
Texas $42,550

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

Make-Up artists earn about the same as related careers in California. On average, they make less than firefighters but more than illustrators.

Career Median Salary
Firefighter salary $75K
Librarian salary $79K
Correctional officer salary $78K
Mail superintendent salary $80K
Camera operator salary $68K
Make-Up artist salary $72K
Industrial designer salary $70K
Healthcare social worker salary $74K
Insurance sales agent salary $55K
Illustrator salary $65K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)