Tattoo artist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

How do tattoo artist salaries compare to similar careers?

Tattoo artists earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than film directors but more than exhibit designers.

Career Median Salary
Film director salary $72K
Multimedia animator salary $73K
Urban planner salary $73K
Industrial designer salary $67K
Film and video editor salary $60K
Tattoo artist salary $39K
Calligrapher salary $65K
Cinematographer salary $40K
Illustrator salary $49K
Exhibit designer salary $54K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)