Snapshot

Make up Artists design and apply make up to actors, presenters and other performing artists.
 
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Make up Artist
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
12,500
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$1320
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Above average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Average
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Strong growth
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.
  • applying and retouching make up during shooting and performance, including special effects make up such as scars and wounds
  • designing colour palettes for what would work best with what the person is wearing
  • being on stand by to touch up make up before they shoot a scene
  • watching the performance to make sure that make up is consistent through

Job Titles

  • Make up Artist

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate III in Make-Up
  • Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialist Makeup Services)

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