The average pay for a Makeup Artist is AU$21.17 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$24,511 - AU$58,859
AU$25K
AU$51K
AU$59K
MEDIAN: AU$51,265
10%
50%
90%
AU$18.60 - AU$34.52
AU$19
AU$21
AU$35
MEDIAN: AU$21.25
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$68K
Salary AU$24,511 - AU$58,859
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).
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AU$37,630 - AU$68,935
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12
Hourly Data AU$0AU$34
Hourly Rate AU$18.60 - AU$34.52
Hourly Tips AU$0.00 - AU$0.79
Overtime AU$22.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$68K
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).
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AU$37,630 - AU$68,935
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 78

Makeup Artist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$45,231

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
96 %
Male
4 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Makeup Artist Salaries

▲19%

▲11%

National Average
AU$45,000

▼4%

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 86%