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Makeup Artist Salary

How much does a Makeup Artist make in the United States?
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$35,426 (USD)/yr

Average Base Salary

$17 (USD)/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$4,102 (USD)/yr

Average Bonus
The average makeup artist salary in United States is $35,426 or an equivalent hourly rate of $17. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $4,102. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$26,957 (USD)

Entry Level Salary

$42,419 (USD)

Senior Level Salary

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