Made by: Lauren Stratton
Required education: post secondary non-degree award.
- Virginia Commonwealth University
- Virginia State University
- Virginia Union University
Relevant experience is desirable, like working backstage at amateur dramatic productions or working in a beauty or hair salon, plus any work placements or relevant unpaid work.
Median Pay and Salary
On a film or modeling set, a makeup artist may spend six to eight hours doing makeup for the day. For an individual client appointment, the time span may be an hour to three hours. If a makeup artist is working for a bridal party, then he or she may spend the entire day working with clients.