The average salary for a tattoo artist in the United States is around $39,265 per year.
Tattoo artists earn an average yearly salary of $39,265.
Wages typically start from $28,653 and go up to $97,284.
1% above national average Updated in 2018
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 16% more than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make more than sculptors.
|Tattoo artist salary||$39K|
|Art therapist salary||$48K|
Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)