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$65,000
AU$29K
AU$53K
AU$65K
MEDIAN: AU$53,204
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50%
90%

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AU$17.52 - AU$30.59
AU$18
AU$21
AU$31
MEDIAN: AU$20.95
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$22KAU$44KAU$66K
Salary
AU$28,800 - AU$65,000  
   
Bonus
AU$3,500  
Commission
AU$1,000  
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).
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AU$35,868 - AU$63,976  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$11AU$22AU$33
Hourly Rate
AU$17.52 - AU$30.59  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$0.00 - AU$0.99  
Overtime
AU$23.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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AU$0AU$22KAU$44KAU$66K
Bonus
AU$3,500  
   
Commission
AU$1,000  
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).
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AU$35,868 - AU$63,976  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 84

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$44,990

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Key Stats for Makeup Artist

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Makeup Artist Salaries

Experienced
▲29%

Mid-Career
▲12%

National Average
AU$45,000

▼6%

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

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