Makeup Artists (Theatrical and Performance)

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  • Retail Makeup Artist (Full Time), Nordstrom Topanga #341 Charlotte Tilbury - Charlotte Tilbury - Topanga, CA

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

  • Special Event Makeup Artists - All Dolled Up - Cool, CA

    We are looking for positive, professional, driven and reliable makeup artists to join our award winning team! You will have the opportunity to work in beautiful, exclusive locations with friendly ...

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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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