Average Makeup Artist Hourly Pay in United Kingdom

£9.47
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
£2,017
Bonus
£1,021
Commission
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The average hourly pay for a Makeup Artist in United Kingdom is £9.47.
10%
£7.05
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£9.47
90%
£35.61
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Hourly Rate
£7 - £36
Bonus
£304 - £29,590
Commission
£103 - £4,848
Total Pay
£14,918 - £63,557

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Job Description for Makeup Artist

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 entry-level Makeup Artist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £8.71 based on 8 salaries. An early career Makeup Artist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £9.00 based on 103 salaries. A mid-career Makeup Artist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £10.18 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Makeup Artist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £10.00 based on 27 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £26.
Employees with Makeup Artist in their job title in Liverpool, England: Liverpool earn an average of 111.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh (111.2% more) and London, England: London (4.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (20.8% less) and Manchester, England: Manchester (7.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 179 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.5%
Early Career
57.5%
Mid Career
19.0%
Experienced
15.1%
Late Career
3.9%