The average salary for a tattoo artist in the United States is around $39,265 per year.
This is 3% above the national average. Updated in 2018.
Tattoo artists earn an average yearly salary of $39,265. Wages typically start from $28,653 and go up to $97,284.
Tattoo artist earnings by seniority
Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.
How do tattoo artist salaries compare to similar careers?
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Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)