Makeup Artist Salary in Chicago, IL (May 2019) | Glassdoor

Makeup Artist Salaries in Chicago, IL Area

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Average Base Pay
$33,787/yr
2% below national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$21K
Low
$34K
Average
$46K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$3,393
Range$284 - $15,500
How much does a Makeup Artist make in Chicago, IL?

The average salary for a Makeup Artist is $33,787 in Chicago, IL. Salaries estimates are based on 125 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Makeup Artist employees in Chicago, IL.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    MAC Cosmetics
    $20/hr
    Range: $19 - $22
    4 salaries
    $20/hr
    $19$22
    Mario Tricoci Hair Salons & Day Spas
    $11/hr
    Range: $11 - $12
    4 salaries
    $11/hr
    $11$12
    Estée Lauder Companies
    $19/hr
    Range: $16 - $21
    3 salaries
    $19/hr
    $16$21
    Bloomingdale's
    $22/hr
    Range: $21 - $23
    2 salaries
    About
    $21 - $23
    hourly
    $21$23
    Bluemercury
    $19/hr
    Range: $18 - $20
    2 salaries
    About
    $18 - $20
    hourly
    $18$20
    Smashbox Cosmetics
    $22/hr
    Range: $21 - $24
    2 salaries
    About
    $21 - $24
    hourly
    $21$24
    Target
    $19/hr
    Range: $18 - $20
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $18 - $20
    hourly
    $18$20

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    Macy's
    $11/hr
    Range: $11 - $12
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $11 - $12
    hourly
    $11$12
    J. C. Penney
    $37,709/yr
    Range: $36K - $39K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $36K - $39K
    $36K$39K
    Forever 21
    $35,111/yr
    Range: $34K - $36K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $34K - $36K
    $34K$36K
    Dollar Tree
    $32,622/yr
    Range: $31K - $34K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $31K - $34K
    $31K$34K
    Sephora
    $12/hr
    Range: $11 - $12
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $11 - $12
    hourly
    $11$12
    Six Flags
    $11/hr
    Range: $10 - $11
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $10 - $11
    hourly
    $10$11
    Neiman Marcus
    $61,339/yr
    Range: $59K - $64K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $59K - $64K
    $59K$64K
    Saks Fifth Avenue
    $22/hr
    Range: $21 - $23
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $21 - $23
    hourly
    $21$23
    ARYZTA
    $35,377/yr
    Range: $34K - $37K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $34K - $37K
    $34K$37K
    Barneys
    $21/hr
    Range: $21 - $22
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $21 - $22
    hourly
    $21$22
    SGK
    $39,681/yr
    Range: $38K - $41K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $38K - $41K
    $38K$41K
    US Agency for International Development
    $40,717/yr
    Range: $39K - $42K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $39K - $42K
    $39K$42K
    Chanel
    $20/hr
    Range: $20 - $21
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $20 - $21
    hourly
    $20$21

    Recent Salary Reports

    Below are the most recent Makeup Artist salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

    $12
    hourly
    A Beauty Artist reported making $12 per hour
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Part-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Company - Private
    $15
    hourly
    An Esthetician reported making $15 per hour
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $15
    hourly
    A MAC Makeup Artist reported making $15 per hour
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Part-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $8
    hourly
    An Esthetician reported making $8 per hour
    Job Highlights
    Part-time
    10000+ employees
     
    Company - Private
    $12
    hourly
    An Esthetician reported making $12 per hour
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1 to 50 employees
    Franchise