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Makeup Artist Salaries

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1,989 SalariesUpdated Sep 17, 2018
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Average Base Pay
$37,652/yr
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$22K
Low
$38K
Average
$51K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$3,830
Range$294 - $17,537
How much does a Makeup Artist make?

The national average salary for a Makeup Artist is $37,652 in United States. Filter by location to see Makeup Artist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,989 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Makeup Artist employees.

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      MAC Cosmetics
      $17/hr
      Range: $12 - $25
      142 salaries
      $17/hr
      $12$25
      Macy's
      $28,215/yr
      Range: $26K - $32K
      118 salaries
      $28,215/yr
      $26K$32K
      Sephora
      $30,468/yr
      Range: $26K - $36K
      98 salaries
      $30,468/yr
      $26K$36K
      Sephora
      $13/hr
      Range: $10 - $17
      29 salaries
      $13/hr
      $10$17
      Nordstrom
      $35,388/yr
      Range: $34K - $38K
      23 salaries
      $35,388/yr
      $34K$38K
      Bobbi Brown Cosmetics
      $20/hr
      Range: $16 - $26
      15 salaries
      $20/hr
      $16$26
      Nordstrom
      $16/hr
      Range: $13 - $18
      14 salaries
      $16/hr
      $13$18

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      J. C. Penney
      $33,260/yr
      Range: $30K - $39K
      12 salaries
      $33,260/yr
      $30K$39K
      Estée Lauder Companies
      $20/hr
      Range: $15 - $25
      12 salaries
      $20/hr
      $15$25
      Blushington
      $11/hr
      Range: $10 - $15
      11 salaries
      $11/hr
      $10$15
      bareMinerals
      $37,658/yr
      Range: $37K - $46K
      10 salaries
      $37,658/yr
      $37K$46K
      Bluemercury
      $18/hr
      Range: $15 - $19
      8 salaries
      $18/hr
      $15$19
      Ulta Beauty
      $12/hr
      Range: $10 - $13
      7 salaries
      $12/hr
      $10$13
      Bloomingdale's
      $19/hr
      Range: $15 - $21
      7 salaries
      $19/hr
      $15$21
      Macy's
      $12/hr
      Range: $11 - $22
      6 salaries
      $12/hr
      $11$22
      Bloomingdale's
      $40,695/yr
      Range: $38K - $44K
      6 salaries
      $40,695/yr
      $38K$44K
      The Red Door Salon & Spa
      $14/hr
      Range: $12 - $15
      6 salaries
      $14/hr
      $12$15
      Six Flags
      $19,818/yr
      Range: $18K - $21K
      5 salaries
      $19,818/yr
      $18K$21K
      Extended Stay America
      $30,438/yr
      Range: $29K - $31K
      5 salaries
      $30,438/yr
      $29K$31K
      NYX Cosmetics
      $11/hr
      Range: $11 - $17
      5 salaries
      $11/hr
      $11$17

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $12
      hourly
      An Esthetician in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $12 per hour
      Job Highlights
      Denver, CO Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Private
      $18
      hourly
      A MAC Makeup Artist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $18 per hour
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Part-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
      $11
      hourly
      A Makeup Artist in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $11 per hour
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      Chicago, IL Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Company - Private
      $18,000
      per year
      An Esthetician in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $18,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      Denver, CO Area area
      Part-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Franchise
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