Makeup Artist Salary Information

Makeup Artist salary information, income percentile, mortgage affordability and more.


How much does a makeup artist earn?

Annual salaries range from £15,324 to £64,164. Below is the full range of pay both before and after tax:

Pre-tax £15,324
(£1,277 p/mth)
(£1,728 p/mth)
(£5,347 p/mth)
Pre-tax Income Percentile 19th 40th 93rd
Post-tax £13,956
(£1,163 p/mth)
(£1,470 p/mth)
(£3,812 p/mth)
Post-tax Income Percentile 15th 35th 90th
Percentage Tax Deduction 9% 15% 29%

Makeup artists use cosmetics to enhance natural beauty and create attractive looks that meet the needs of their customers. It works in many contexts, including demonstrations in makeup counters and trade shows, fashionable makeup for runway models, theater makeup for movies and stage productions, and makeup designs at special effects for movies.

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Below are the range of mortgages typically affordable for a single applicant makeup artist:

average gross salary£15,323£20,737£64,159
max mortgage£68,954£93,317£288,716
deposit paid£7,662£10,369£32,080
max purchase price£76,616£103,686£320,796
mortgage repayment p.mth (2.5%|25yr)£313£423£1,310

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