How Much Do Tattoo Shop Owners Make?

Tattoo Industry Outlook

Tattoo industry is expected to grow $2.04 billion in 2023 to $3.93 billion by 2030, showing an increase of CAGR of 9.7%.

Cost To Start A Tattoo Business

The start-up cost for a tattoo business can range between $9000 – $19,000 on average.

Profit Margin In A Tattoo Shop Business

After deducting all the expenses, tattoo shop owners ideally get to keep a 55% profit margin on average.

Tattoo Shop Owners Per Day Earning

With an average ticket price of over $100 per transaction, a tattoo shop owner makes $638 in revenue on a typical day.

Highest Paying States For Tattoo Artists

1. California 2. New York 3. Wisconsin 4. New Hampshire 5. Massachusetts 6. Indiana 7. Pennsylvania

Factors That Determine The Pay Of Tattoo Artists

- Skill - Level Of Experience - Speed - Location - Clientele Size - Complexity Of Tattoos

Tattoo Shop Owner Earnings 

A Tattoo artist’s salary can vary depending on their state, years of experience, their skill, etc.