Average Makeup Artist Hourly Pay

£9.37
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
£2,035
Bonus
£1,021
Commission
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The average hourly pay for a Makeup Artist is £9.37.
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£7.05
10%
£9.37
50%
£35.75
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90%
MEDIAN £9.37
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Hourly Rate
£7 - £36
Bonus
£493 - £29,799
Commission
£103 - £4,848
Total Pay
£14,968 - £63,488

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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 £8.80 based on 32 salaries. An early career Makeup Artist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £9.10 based on 95 salaries. A mid-career Makeup Artist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £10.07 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Makeup Artist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £10.00 based on 24 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 Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh earn an average of 220.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Liverpool, England: Liverpool (113.4% more) and London, England: London (5.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (20.0% less) and Manchester, England: Manchester (6.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 188 survey responses.
Entry Level
17.0%
Early Career
50.5%
Mid Career
17.0%
Experienced
12.8%
Late Career
2.7%