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Makeup Artist Salary
in Dallas, Texas

$34,984 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$4,051

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Makeup Artist is $34,984 a year and $17 an hour in Dallas, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Makeup Artist is between $26,621 and $41,890. 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 Dallas, Texas.

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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 Dallas, Texas, 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:
$40,557
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Dallas, Texas

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Description: Dallas () is a city in the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Dallas County, with portions extending into Collin, Denton, Kaufman and Rockwall counties. With an estimated 2018 population of 1,345,047, it is the ninth most-populous city in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. Located in North Texas, the city of Dallas is the main core of the largest metropolitan area in the Southern United States and the largest inland metropolitan area in the U.S. that lacks any navigable link to the sea. It is the most populous city in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex, the fourth-largest metropolitan area in...

Makeup Artist Job Listings for Dallas, Texas

Hair Stylist and Makeup Artist
Jul 16
Mckinney, TX, USA
HAI SOCIETY SALON AND BOUTIQUE
Do you have a passion for what you do? Do you strive to always put in more effort and care than the next stylist? Here at Hai Society Salon and Boutique, we desire to hire people who want to make a ...
stylist
Jun 13
Heath, 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
May 31
Coppell, 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 ...
Artistry Trainer
Jul 8
Dallas, TX, USA
RMS Beauty
Passion for artistry and ability to demonstrate and motivate teams through execution of makeup application * Willing and able to travel * Proficient computer skills-- Microsoft Office Suite (Word ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Makeup Artist is $34,984 a year and $17 an hour in Dallas, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Makeup Artist is between $26,621 and $41,890. 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 Dallas, Texas.

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Makeup Artist Job Listings for Dallas, Texas

Hair Stylist and Makeup Artist
Jul 16
Mckinney, TX, USA
HAI SOCIETY SALON AND BOUTIQUE
Do you have a passion for what you do? Do you strive to always put in more effort and care than the next stylist? Here at Hai Society Salon and Boutique, we desire to hire people who want to make a ...
stylist
Jun 13
Heath, 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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