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Makeup Artist Salary
in Houston, Texas

$34,806 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$4,031

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Makeup Artist is $34,806 a year and $17 an hour in Houston, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Makeup Artist is between $26,486 and $41,676. 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 Houston, 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 Houston, 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:
$40,350
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Houston, Texas

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Description: Houston ( (listen) HEW-stən) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas, fourth most populous city in the United States, as well as the sixth most populous in North America, with an estimated 2018 population of 2,325,502. Located in Southeast Texas near Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, it is the seat of Harris County and the principal city of the Greater Houston metropolitan area, which is the fifth most populous metropolitan statistical area in the United States and the second most populous in Texas after the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, with a population of 6,997,384 in 2018.Comprising a total area...

Makeup Artist Job Listings for Houston, Texas

Customer Service Representative Needed
Jun 23
Richmond, TX, USA
Vasu Agency
We are a 100% Union label company that works with over 30,000 different Unions and make up over 800,000+ members and counting! Our company has over $58.9 billion in force with an A+ Superior Rating ...
Customer Service Representative
May 19
Kingwood, TX, USA
Vasu Agency
We are a 100% Union label company that works with over 30,000 different Unions and make up over 800,000+ members and counting! Our company has over $58.9 billion in force with an A+ Superior Rating ...
Customer Service Representative
Apr 26
Katy, TX, USA
Vasu Agency
We are a 100% Union label company that works with over 30,000 different Unions and make up over 800,000+ members and counting! Our company has over $58.9 billion in force with an A+ Superior Rating ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Makeup Artist is $34,806 a year and $17 an hour in Houston, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Makeup Artist is between $26,486 and $41,676. 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 Houston, Texas.

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Makeup Artist Job Listings for Houston, Texas

Customer Service Representative Needed
Jun 23
Richmond, TX, USA
Vasu Agency
We are a 100% Union label company that works with over 30,000 different Unions and make up over 800,000+ members and counting! Our company has over $58.9 billion in force with an A+ Superior Rating ...
Customer Service Representative
May 19
Kingwood, TX, USA
Vasu Agency
We are a 100% Union label company that works with over 30,000 different Unions and make up over 800,000+ members and counting! Our company has over $58.9 billion in force with an A+ Superior Rating ...
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