A Makeup Artist earns an average wage of AU$20.61 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

AU$28,800 - AU$58,313
AU$29K
AU$52K
AU$58K
MEDIAN: AU$51,696
10%
50%
90%
AU$17.61 - AU$32.50
AU$18
AU$21
AU$33
MEDIAN: AU$20.77
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$64K
Salary AU$28,800 - AU$58,313
Bonus AU$4,000
Commission AU$1,977
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
AU$36,811 - AU$64,558
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 14
Hourly Data AU$0AU$32
Hourly Rate AU$17.61 - AU$32.50
Hourly Tips AU$0.00 - AU$0.79
Overtime AU$14.79 - AU$31.13
Annual Data AU$0AU$64K
Bonus AU$4,000
Commission AU$1,977
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
AU$36,811 - AU$64,558
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 84

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Makeup Artist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$44,233

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Makeup Artist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Makeup Artist?

Makeup Artist in Frankston:
"Not too bad."
Pros: Making girls feel confident in their own skin.
Cons: How much money makeup is to buy.

Key Stats for Makeup Artist

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%
ADVERTISEMENT
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Makeup Artist Salaries

Experienced
▲32%

Mid-Career
▲14%

National Average
AU$44,000

▼4%

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 89%
ADVERTISEMENT