Fargo boasts several live theatrical production companies and an annual film festival that keep theatrical makeup artists busy. Personal appearance artists find employment at salons, bridal boutiques, cosmetics shops/counters, spas and resorts.
Makeup artists in North Dakota are required to hold a cosmetology or esthetician license.
North Dakota’s extreme climate (down to -20 degrees F in the winter) can be hard on human skin. Makeup not only enhances a person’s appearance but serves as protection in harsh weather.
Makeup Artist Salaries in Various North Dakota cities
Artistsalary.com lists the following annual salaries for makeup artists in North Dakota.
Makeup Artist Salaries Nationwide
US Bureau of Labor Statistics’ nationwide estimates for theatrical/production and personal appearance makeup artists are as follows.