Makeup Artist salary in California

Average salary
$28,500/yr
Based on 172 income tax records
$17,000
$90,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$23K
 
$30K
 
$29K
$17,000
$90,500
How much do Makeup Artists make?
The average total salary for a Makeup Artist is $28,500 per year. This is based on data from 172 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Makeup Artist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Makeup Artist salary can vary between $17,000 to $90,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Makeup Artist salary by location

Makeup Artist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Sephora USA, California
26 income tax records
$27,500/yr
$19K – $46K
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M·A·C, California
30 income tax records
$22,500/yr
$17K – $48K

Makeup Artist demographics in California

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85% are single
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15% are married
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20% have kids
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35% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Makeup Artists in California

172 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a makeup artist in California is $28,500 per year. Makeup artist salaries in California can vary between $17,000 to $90,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 172 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as makeup artist.
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.