Makeup Artists (Theatrical and Performance)

Top 3 makeup artists Jobs

  • Retail Makeup Artist (Full-Time), Greater Boston Area- Charlotte Tilbury - Charlotte Tilbury - Boston, MA

    As a Tilbury Artist (Retail Makeup Artist ) you are responsible for promoting and creating makeup magic in store. Always representing the Charlotte Tilbury 5 Ps Professional, Proactive, Passionate ...

  • Makeup Artist - CADY - Acworth, GA

    Would you describe yourself as a Make-Up Expert? Do you rush to the store when your favorite Insta-celebrity launches a new collection? Years on set and tired of working early mornings and holidays

  • Freelance Retail Makeup Artist, Cosbar Aspen, Colorado #1 - Charlotte Tilbury - Charlotte Tilbury Beauty - Aspen, CO

    Description Charlotte Tilbury is currently recruiting Freelance Makeup Artists to join the team. This position will be part of the Charlotte Tilbury Freelance Makeup Artist team. As a member of the ...

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What Makeup Artists Do

Apply makeup to performers to reflect period, setting, and situation of their role.


Makeup artist Salaries

  • 2020 employment: 3,100
  • May 2021 median annual wage: $134,750

Job Outlook for Makeup artists

Projected employment change, 2020-30:

  • Number of new jobs: 1,100
  • Growth rate: 37 percent (Much faster than average)

How to Become a Makeup artist

Education and training:

  • Typical entry-level education: Postsecondary nondegree award
  • Work experience in a related occupation: None
  • Typical on-the-job training: None

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