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Special Effects Makeup Artist Salary

How much does a Special Effects Makeup Artist make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Special Effects Makeup Artist

$77,274 (USD)/yr

$37 (USD)/hr

$14,922 (USD)/yr

$76,286 (USD)/yr

$37 (USD)/hr

$14,922 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Apply makeup to performers to reflect period, setting, and situation of their role.
The average special effects makeup artist salary in United States is $77,274 or an equivalent hourly rate of $37. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $14,922. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$54,950 (USD)

$95,593 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$89,582 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Special Effects Makeup Artist will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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