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 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)