Makeup Artists (Theatrical and Performance)

Top 3 makeup artists Jobs

  • Charlotte Tilbury Freelance Makeup Artist - BOCA RATON AREA - Charlotte Tilbury - Boca Raton, FL

    Charlotte Tilbury is currently recruiting Freelance Makeup Artists to join the team. (work shifts will be to support events) This position will be part of the Charlotte Tilbury Freelance Makeup ...

  • Make Up Artist - Blo Daly City - Daly City, CA

    Makeup Artist Blo Daly City, California Compensation: $26-$28 per hour ( including tips and commissions ) * Hourly wage + tips * Commissions + Bonuses Join the original blow dry bar franchise - and ...

  • Makeup Artist Immediate Hire/Flexible Schedule - Glamsquad - San Francisco, CA

    If you are applying as a hair stylist or a nail technician you will need a cosmetology license, makeup artists do not need a license.

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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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