Special Effects Makeup Artist Salary

How much does a Special Effects Makeup Artist make in the United States?
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$76,628 (USD)/yr

Average Base Salary

$37 (USD)/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$14,797 (USD)/yr

Average Bonus
The average special effects makeup artist salary in United States is $76,628 or an equivalent hourly rate of $37. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $14,797. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$54,491 (USD)

Entry Level Salary

$94,794 (USD)

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