Median hourly tips:
$6.10 Median base hourly pay:
$27.50 Total hourly income:
$33.60 Total hourly income from tips:
18 percent Estimated employment:
There is a high level of competition for positions as tattoo artists. However, as tattoo artists require both exceptional talent and creativity, they receive a high median hourly pay — $27.50. On top of this, tattoo artists receive a significant amount in tips, which makes sense considering that customers would like to keep their tattooer happy.
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