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Makeup Artist Salary
in Dayton, Ohio

$34,900 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$4,041

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Makeup Artist is $34,900 a year and $17 an hour in Dayton, Ohio, United States. The average salary range for a Makeup Artist is between $26,557 and $41,789. 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 Dayton, Ohio.

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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 Dayton, Ohio, 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:
$40,458
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Dayton, Ohio

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Description: Dayton () is the sixth-largest city in the state of Ohio and the county seat of Montgomery County. A small part of the city extends into Greene County. The 2017 U.S. census estimate put the city population at 140,371, while Greater Dayton was estimated to be at 803,416 residents. This makes Dayton the fourth-largest metropolitan area in Ohio and 63rd in the United States. Dayton is within Ohio's Miami Valley region, just north of Greater Cincinnati. Ohio's borders are within 500 miles (800 km) of roughly 60 percent of the country's population and manufacturing infrastructure, making the Dayton area a logistical centroid...

Makeup Artist Job Listings for Dayton, Ohio

stylist
Jul 20
Centerville, United States
Great Clips, Inc.
Want to be a salon manager or trainer or a member of an artistic design team? Yep, at Great Clips, you can make that happen, too. Join a company with lots to offer. Whether you're a new (or about to ...
stylist
Jul 19
Clayton, United States
Great Clips, Inc.
Want to be a salon manager or trainer or a member of an artistic design team? Yep, at Great Clips, you can make that happen, too. Join a company with lots to offer. Whether you're a new (or about to ...
stylist
Jul 20
Liberty Township, United States
Great Clips, Inc.
Want to be a salon manager or trainer or a member of an artistic design team? Yep, at Great Clips, you can make that happen, too. Join a company with lots to offer. Whether you're a new (or about to ...
stylist
Jul 19
Middletown, United States
Great Clips, Inc.
Want to be a salon manager or trainer or a member of an artistic design team? Yep, at Great Clips, you can make that happen, too. Join a company with lots to offer. Whether you're a new (or about to ...
stylist
Jul 19
Piqua, United States
Great Clips, Inc.
Want to be a salon manager or trainer or a member of an artistic design team? Yep, at Great Clips, you can make that happen, too. Join a company with lots to offer. Whether you're a new (or about to ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Makeup Artist is $34,900 a year and $17 an hour in Dayton, Ohio, United States. The average salary range for a Makeup Artist is between $26,557 and $41,789. 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 Dayton, Ohio.

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Makeup Artist Job Listings for Dayton, Ohio

stylist
Jul 20
Centerville, United States
Great Clips, Inc.
Want to be a salon manager or trainer or a member of an artistic design team? Yep, at Great Clips, you can make that happen, too. Join a company with lots to offer. Whether you're a new (or about to ...
stylist
Jul 19
Clayton, United States
Great Clips, Inc.
Want to be a salon manager or trainer or a member of an artistic design team? Yep, at Great Clips, you can make that happen, too. Join a company with lots to offer. Whether you're a new (or about to ...
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