Average Makeup Artist Hourly Pay

$18.84
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$12.06
MEDIAN
$18.84
90%
$49.58

The average hourly pay for a Makeup Artist is $18.84

Hourly Rate
$12 - $50
Bonus
$5 - $29k
Commission
$0 - $24k
Total Pay
$25k - $105k
Is Average Makeup Artist Hourly Pay your job title? Find out what you should be paid
Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.What's this?
United States (change)
How it works:
1
Enter city & years of experience
2
Add pay factors like skills & education
3
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
EXPLORE BY:

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Makeup Artists?

What Do Makeup Artists Do?

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.
Find your market worth – how it works:

Job Satisfaction for Makeup Artist

3.9 out of 5
(39)
Highly Satisfied
13Reviews
Based on 39 responses, the job of Makeup Artist has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.9 out of 5. On average, Makeup Artists are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
93.0%
Male
6.1%
Prefer to self-define
0.9%
This data is based on 114 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

28%

Dental

24%

Vision

17%

None

70%