Avg. Base Salary (AUD)
The average salary for a Tattoo Artist is AU$42,500
What Do Tattoo Artists Do?
A tattoo artist applies permanent artwork to people’s bodies with the use of needles. The tattoo artist should always comply with health codes. It is important to keep the facility and materials clean and sterilized. Some tattoo artists do freelance work, while others work for a company. Prior to being hired by a company, it will usually be necessary to present a portfolio and demonstrate work. Many tattoo artists will work on commission. Some tattoo shops will offer an apprenticeship for a …Read more
- Design original or variations of known tattoos for customers.
- Ensure the shop environment is sanitary and the tools are sterilized appropriately.
- Apply tattoos on customer skin.