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Makeup Artist Salary
in Roswell, New Mexico

$31,451 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$3,642

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Makeup Artist is $31,451 a year and $15 an hour in Roswell, New Mexico, United States. The average salary range for a Makeup Artist is between $23,933 and $37,660. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Makeup Artist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Roswell, New Mexico.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Applies makeup to performers to alter their appearance to accord with their roles and production requirements, such as character, period, setting, and situation.
  • Examines sketches, photographs, and plaster models in period files to obtain an image of character to be depicted.
  • Talks with stage and motion picture officials and performer to determine alterations to be made and makeup to be used.
  • Prepares designs for prostheses of rubber or plastic and requisitions cosmetics and makeup materials, such as wigs, beards, rouge, powder, and grease paint.
  • Uses prostheses, cosmetics, and makeup to change such physical characteristics of performer as facial features, skin texture, bodily contours, and dimensions and to produce effect appropriate to depict character and situation.
  • May make drawings or models based upon independent research to augment period files.
Makeup Artist Job Prevalence in Roswell, New Mexico, United States

Job family: Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance

Job family population: 3,540

Estimated population of Makeup Artist jobs: 1,126

Rate of error: 8.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$36,461
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Roswell, New Mexico

Roswell Cost of Living Score:

Description: Roswell is a city and the seat of Chaves County in the U.S. state of New Mexico. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 48,411, making it the fifth-largest city in New Mexico. It is a center for irrigated farming, dairying, ranching, manufacturing, distribution, and petroleum production. It is also the home of New Mexico Military Institute (NMMI), founded in 1891. Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge is located a few miles northeast of the city on the Pecos River. Bottomless Lakes State Park is located 12 miles (19 km) east of Roswell on US 380. The Roswell UFO incident was named after the town, though the crash...

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