Makeup Artist Salaries

313 SalariesUpdated May 5, 2021

Average Base Pay
$40,417 / yr
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How much does a Makeup Artist make?

The national average salary for a Makeup Artist is $40,417 in United States. Filter by location to see Makeup Artist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 313 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Makeup Artist employees.

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Makeup Artist - Hourly

MAC Cosmetics

$18/hr

Range: $6 - $24

134 salaries

$18/hr
$6$24

Makeup Artist

Sephora

$33,343/yr

Range: $23K - $51K

129 salaries

$33,343/yr
$23K$51K

Makeup Artist

Macy's

$30,906/yr

Range: $24K - $47K

126 salaries

$30,906/yr
$24K$47K

Makeup Artist - Hourly

MAC Cosmetics

$20/hr

Range: $15 - $27

70 salaries

$20/hr
$15$27

Makeup Artist

Nordstrom

$38,424/yr

Range: $33K - $44K

37 salaries

$38,424/yr
$33K$44K

Makeup Artist - Hourly

Sephora

$13/hr

Range: $10 - $19

37 salaries

$13/hr
$10$19

Makeup Artist - Hourly

Bobbi Brown Cosmetics

$21/hr

Range: $12 - $28

23 salaries

$21/hr
$12$28

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Makeup Artist - Hourly

Bluemercury

$17/hr

Range: $13 - $20

14 salaries

$17/hr
$13$20

Makeup Artist

J. C. Penney

$36,432/yr

Range: $33K - $43K

12 salaries

$36,432/yr
$33K$43K

Makeup Artist - Hourly

Ulta Beauty

$14/hr

Range: $11 - $26

11 salaries

$14/hr
$11$26

Makeup Artist

Bloomingdale's

$45,033/yr

Range: $41K - $48K

10 salaries

$45,033/yr
$41K$48K

Makeup Artist

bareMinerals

$41,249/yr

Range: $40K - $50K

10 salaries

$41,249/yr
$40K$50K

Makeup Artist - Hourly

Blushington

$12/hr

Range: $11 - $16

9 salaries

$12/hr
$11$16

Makeup Artist - Hourly

Nordstrom

$17/hr

Range: $14 - $19

8 salaries

$17/hr
$14$19

Makeup Artist - Hourly

Estée Lauder Companies

$23/hr

Range: $19 - $45

8 salaries

$23/hr
$19$45

Makeup Artist - Hourly

Estée Lauder Companies

$20/hr

Range: $17 - $22

8 salaries

$20/hr
$17$22

Makeup Artist - Hourly

Trish McEvoy

$26/hr

Range: $23 - $30

8 salaries

$26/hr
$23$30

Makeup Artist - Hourly

Charlotte Tilbury

$25/hr

Range: $20 - $36

8 salaries

$25/hr
$20$36

Makeup Artist - Hourly

Mynd Spa and Salon

$16/hr

Range: $13 - $17

7 salaries

$16/hr
$13$17

Makeup Artist - Hourly

Macy's

$15/hr

Range: $12 - $22

6 salaries

$15/hr
$12$22

Recent Salary Reports

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

$30,000
per year
A Cosmetologist/Stylist in the Mansfield, OH Area area reported making $30,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Mansfield, OH Area area
 
Full-time
201 to 500 employees
$10
hourly
A Lash Stylist in the Nashville, TN Area area reported making $10 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Nashville, TN Area area
Part-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Franchise
$40,000
per year
An Esthetician in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$21
hourly
A Cosmetology in the Cincinnati, OH Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Cincinnati, OH Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$40,000
per year
A Master Esthetician in the Tucson, AZ Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Tucson, AZ Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$20,000
per year
A Manicurist in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $20,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$13
hourly
A Lash Stylist in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Franchise
$12
hourly
An Esthetician in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $12 per hour
Additional Pay
$10 tips/gratuities
Job Highlights
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private