Makeup Artists (Theatrical and Performance)

Top 3 makeup artists Jobs

  • Hairstylist & Make-up artists - Beauty by Gassoway - Petal, MS

    We are looking for a few amazing makeup artists and hairstylists to complete our family. We will be relocating to a high visibility area that will help build your clientele.

  • Primp and Blow is Hiring Hair Stylists & Makeup Artists + $750 Bonus!! - Primp and Blow - Scottsdale, AZ

    Primp and Blow North Scottsdale is looking for fabulous Full-time and Part-time Hair Stylists and Makeup Artists to join our team! We offer the most competitive pay with hourly and commissions! We ...

  • Retail Makeup Artist (Full-Time), Nordstrom UTC La Jolla - Charlotte Tilbury Limited - San Diego, 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 ...

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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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