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Tattoo Artist Salary
in Lakeport, California

$32,786 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$429

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Tattoo Artist is $32,786 a year and $16 an hour in Lakeport, California, United States. The average salary range for a Tattoo Artist is between $25,249 and $38,958. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Tattoo Artist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Lakeport, California.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Pricks skin of patron, using needled electric tool, that inserts indelible nontoxic pigment into skin to form decorative or ornamental design.
  • Shaves area to receive tattoo and washes it, using germicidal soap.
  • Presses charcoal-coated stencil, draws design, or traces pattern of design onto skin of patron, to mark outline of design.
  • Dips needles of tool into colored pigment solution and presses needles into skin to insert indelible pigment into skin following outline of design.
  • Applies sterile dressing to area.
  • Sterilizes needles in steam-heated cabinet (sterilizer).
  • Mixes nontoxic colored pigments according to formula.
  • Adjusts and repairs needled electric tool, using handtools, such as screwdrivers and pliers.
  • May draw original designs on paper, trace designs onto acetate sheet, and cut out design to form pattern or stencil, using stylus and knife.
Tattoo Artist Job Prevalence in Lakeport, California, United States

Job family: Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

Job family population: 56,820

Estimated population of Tattoo Artist jobs: 682

Rate of error: 2.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$38,008
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

About Lakeport, California

Lakeport Cost of Living Score:

Description: Lakeport is an incorporated city and county seat of Lake County, California. This city is one hundred and twenty-five miles northwest of Sacramento. Lakeport is on the west shore of Clear Lake, at an elevation of 1355 feet (413 m). The population was 4,753 at the 2010 census, down from 4,820 at the time of the 2000 census....

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