The average hourly pay for a Makeup Artist in Toronto, Ontario is C$18.43.
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Job Description for Makeup Artist
Makeup artists use cosmetic products to enhance natural beauty and create attractive looks that meet clients' needs. They work in a number of settings, such as demonstrations at makeup counters and trade shows, high-fashion makeup for runway models, theatrical makeup for film and stage productions, and movie special-effects makeup design. Depending on the makeup artist's niche, they may based in one location (such as a salon or makeup counter) or travel regularly to different locations. Makeup a…Read more
Makeup Artist Tasks
- Consult with clients, perform makeup demonstrations, and provide skin care consultations.
- Sell makeup and cleansing products, and provide information and advice on cosmetic application.
- Select makeup shades and products for individuals.
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Pay by Experience Level for Makeup Artist
An early career Makeup Artist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$19.22 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Makeup Artist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$18.81 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Makeup Artist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$16.00 based on 9 salaries.
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Employees with Makeup Artist in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 5.9% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (25.3% less), Vancouver, British Columbia (15.5% less) and Calgary, Alberta (3.9% less).
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