The average wage for a Professional Makeup Artist is $16.96 per hour.

$15,510 - $85,000
(Median)
$16K
$41K
$85K
MEDIAN: $40,606
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50%
90%

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$10.07 - $40.55
(Median)
$10
$17
$41
MEDIAN: $16.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$15,510 - $85,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,034  
Commission
$0.00 - $5,872  
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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$20,696 - $86,035  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Nov 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 114
National Hourly Rate 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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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$10.07 - $40.55  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $9.98  
Overtime
$5.14 - $76.17  
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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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,034  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $5,872  
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).
)
$20,696 - $86,035  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Nov 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 415
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
medical benefits
Vision: 24%
dental benefits
None: 59%
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