Makeup Artists (Theatrical and Performance)

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    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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    The Makeup Artist /Beauty + Wellness Educator will be an integral part of our Flagship store team, providing caring, tailored sales and consultation services in the store and at special events

  • Freelance Retail Makeup Artist, Cosbar Vail, Colorado #2 - Charlotte Tilbury - Charlotte Tilbury Limited - Vail, CO

    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 Charlotte ...

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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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