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 District of Columbia. On average, they make less than film directors but more than interior designers.

Career Median Salary
Film director salary $82K
Filmmaker salary $82K
Multimedia animator salary $90K
Underwriter salary $80K
Librarian salary $82K
Make-Up artist salary $86K
Social worker salary $83K
Photographer salary $85K
Printing worker salary $78K
Interior designer salary $73K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)