Average Tattoo Artist Hourly Pay

$99.33
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$15.14
MEDIAN
$99.33
90%
$152.60

The average hourly pay for a Tattoo Artist is $99.33

Hourly Rate
$15 - $153
Bonus
$28 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $56k
Commission
$0 - $16k
Total Pay
$24k - $309k
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What Do Tattoo Artists Do?

Tattoo Artist Tasks
  • Design original or variations of known tattoos for customers.
  • Ensure the shop environment is sanitary and the tools are sterilized appropriately.
  • Apply tattoos on customer skin.
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Job Satisfaction for Tattoo Artist

4.6 out of 5
(18)
Extremely Satisfied
3Reviews
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Gender Breakdown

Male
63.0%
Female
35.2%
Prefer to self-define
1.9%
This data is based on 54 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

8%

Dental

6%

Vision

5%

None

90%