Average Early-Career Makeup Artist Hourly Pay

$16.81
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$11.18
MEDIAN
$16.81
90%
$41.80

The average hourly pay for a Makeup Artist is $16.81

Hourly Rate
$11 - $42
Bonus
$5 - $31k
Commission
$0 - $29k
Total Pay
$23k - $100k
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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.
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Gender Breakdown

Female
98.5%
Male
1.5%
This data is based on 68 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

22%

Dental

19%

Vision

12%

None

76%