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Tattoo Artist / Body Piercer Salary

The average pay for a Tattoo Artist / Body Piercer is $35,348 per year.

$17,879 - $100,671
(Median)
$18K
$35K
$100K
MEDIAN: $35,348
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$7.15 - $69.53
(Median)
$7
$11
$70
MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$17,879 - $100,671  
   
Bonus
$50.42 - $5,087  
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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$17,879 - $135,905  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$7.15 - $69.53  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$50.42 - $5,087  
   
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).
)
$17,879 - $135,905  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Job Description for Tattoo Artist / Body Piercer

  • Apply tattoos on customer skin.
  • Ensure the shop environment is sanitary and the tools are sterilized appropriately.
  • Design original or variations of known tattoos for customers.

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Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 38% dental benefits Dental: 6%
vision benefits Vision: 19% employee benefits None: 63%
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