The 20 Best and Highest Paying Art Careers Worth Following


When you think of a job in the field of arts, a high wage doesn’t usually come to mind; you think of a struggling artist or a busker full of fire in their belly trying to make ends meet. Yet, surprisingly, there are plenty of artistic jobs that offer a high salary and great job satisfaction – sounds like a dream come true, right?

If you have a creative degree and don’t know what route to take, these top jobs will help you narrow your search:

1Make-Up Artist

Yes, ladies and gentlemen, being able to do make-up well, is an art in itself. If you’ve dreamt of sculpting faces with make-up and turning your clients into the best version of themselves, this is definitely the job for you. In order to succeed as a freelancer, you’ll need to gain some work experience in a store for a big make-up brand to learn top tricks of the trade.

Median Salary: $33,000 (£24,243)



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