Professional Makeup Artist Salary

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The average yearly salary for Professional Makeup Artist is $44,200. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Professional Makeup Artist, you could expect a starting pay rate of $36,400 annually. As is true for most jobs and careers, you can expect your hourly pay rate or salary to increase as you gain experience and the longer you are employed with the same employer. You could potentially make an average income of around $52,000 after several years on the job with increased wages. When pursuing your career of choice, you should compare salaries of similar professions and factor in variables such as health benefits and potential for raises and promotions over time.


Yearly Professional Makeup Artist Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Professional Makeup Artist Salary

$35,360 - $53,040

Starting Yearly Professional Makeup Artist Salary

$29,120 - $43,680

Top Yearly Professional Makeup Artist Salary

$41,600 - $62,400

Monthly Professional Makeup Artist Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Professional Makeup Artist Salary

$2,947 - $4,420

Starting Monthly Professional Makeup Artist Salary

$2,427 - $3,640

Top Monthly Professional Makeup Artist Salary

$3,467 - $5,200

Hourly Professional Makeup Artist Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Professional Makeup Artist Salary

$16 - $24

Starting Hourly Professional Makeup Artist Salary

$13 - $20

Top Hourly Professional Makeup Artist Salary

$19 - $28


Professional Makeup Artist Gender and Age Stats


Some professions tend to be geared toward various age groups of workers and certain genders more than others. The average Professional Makeup Artist age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of Professional Makeup Artist are male in the United States, and 51% of the Professional Makeup Artist are female in the United States.

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