Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Makeup Artist, Theatrical and Performance is $15.47
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Makeup Artist, Theatrical and Performances?
An early career Makeup Artist, Theatrical and Performance with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.87 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career Makeup Artist, Theatrical and Performance with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.00 …Read more
What Do Makeup Artist, Theatrical and Performances Do?
Theatrical and performance makeup artists use makeup to ensure performers meet the needs of the theatrical or performance piece in which they are working. They must work with a director or other manager to determine makeup-related needs, as well as determine the supplies necessary to carry out this vision. These professionals must plan how they will apply the makeup, which must account for the performers' skin tone, sensitivities and other factors; they also need to prepare for events during …Read more
- Apply makeup to meet specific lighting and acting situations.
- Maintain inventory and workspace.
- Interact with directors, actors and staff to meet expectations.