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Airbrush Artist Salary

$40,482 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$591

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 16, 2019

The average pay for an Airbrush Artist is $40,482 a year and $19 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Airbrush Artist is between $30,435 and $48,803. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Restores damaged and faded photographs or colors and shades drawings to simulate photographs, using airbrush: examines drawing or photographic print to determine coloring, shading, and changes required.
  • Cuts out masking template, using shears, and positions templates on control areas to be sprayed.
  • Mixes ink or paint solutions according to color specifications and spraying consistency desired.
  • Sprays solution over control area to fill in and blend missing parts of photograph or to give depth, perspective, and tone to drawing, using airbrush.
  • Builds up or changes photograph backgrounds to block out undesirable or distracting details, using airbrush.
  • Inks borders and lettering on illustrations and paints in details missing from photographs, using pen, brush, and drafting instruments.
  • Rubs eraser over specified areas and applies white ink to highlight illustrations, using brush or pen.
  • May specialize in mechanical and industrial designs and be designated airbrush artist, technical; or in photograph restoring and be designated airbrush artist, photography.
Airbrush Artist Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Job family population: 16,680

Estimated population of Airbrush Artist jobs: 1,194

Rate of error: 4.7%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$46,930
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Airbrush Artist Job Listings for United States

Production Artist (24675)
Dec 15
Seattle, Washington, USA
Creative Circle, LLC
Production Artist Location: Seattle Starts: Week of 12/2 Duration: 3 Months Status: Freelance Rate: Around $23 / HR Our agency client is looking for a production artist for a freelance role. This is ...
Production Artist 4K53
Dec 9
us
icreatives
Leading producer of Photographic products is looking for an exceptional Production Artist to assist their team of creatives to uphold quality and ensure all assets are ready for production. The ...
Scenic Artist
Oct 7
Orlando, FL, USA
Smart, Inc.
Scenic Artist Salary determined by experience Summary: Apply paint, varnishes and other coatings to ... Painting or airbrushing of 2D or 3D fields and props * Cleaning up paint area. Consists of picking ...
Production Artist
Dec 12
Seminole, FL, USA
SelectStaffing
Production Artist Largo, FL 1st Shift: 7am-3:30pm Pay Rate: $12-13/hr (possible increase @ 30/60/90 days) Artists are responsible for complete pre-press set up, layout, sizing, adjusting, color ...
Production Artist
Dec 12
us
Prime Time Sports, Inc.
We are currently looking for a full time Production Artist to join our PTS art department team. Duties would include: * Creating and sending customers proofs based on existing designs and style ...

The average pay for an Airbrush Artist is $40,482 a year and $19 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Airbrush Artist is between $30,435 and $48,803. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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