Q:

What is the yearly income of a tattoo artist?

A:

Quick Answer

According to the job website SimplyHired, tattoo artists made an average income of $32,000 in 2013. Annual salaries for tattoo artists vary by district or state with tattoo artists earning the most in the District of Columbia and the least in South Dakota.

Know More
What is the yearly income of a tattoo artist?
Credit: Jake Sutton CC-BY-2.0

Full Answer

While some tattoo artists may make $40,000 or more a year, with tattoo artists in the District of Columbia earning an average of $50,000 a year, they generally earn relatively average salaries considering the time and monetary investment tattoo artists must make. According to the Chron, tattoo artists generally apprentice for two or three years before becoming licensed and often must purchase their own equipment and ink.

Learn more about Salaries

Related Questions

  • Q:

    How much does an optometric assistant make?

    A:

    An optometric assistant is classified as a medical assistant and earns an average income of $29,370 per year as of March 2014, not including other potential benefits. This averages to $14.12 per hour.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What is a doctor's yearly salary?

    A:

    The average median salary of a doctor is $187,200 a year. A physician's salary is greatly affected by his specialty. The salary of a doctor is among the highest of all occupations.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What is the yearly salary of a radio host?

    A:

    Radio hosts, also referred to as disc jockey or announcers, make an average of $27,750 per year according to 2012 data from the Occupational Employment Statistics compiled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a branch of the U.S. Department of Labor. This is equivalent to an hourly wage of $13.34.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What's the average retirement income for retirees?

    A:

    According to an AARP Public Policy institute analysis of Census Bureau data, the average income for individuals age 65 and older was $31,742 in 2012. Common sources of retirement income include monthly Social Security payments, income from investments, savings and part-time jobs, according to U.S. News & World Report.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:

Explore