The market size, measured by revenue, of the Tattoo Artists industry is $1.6bn in 2023. The global Industry to Generate Striking 9.43% CAGR. In the U.S The market size of the Tattoo Artists industry in the US has grown 8.1% per year on average between 2018 and 2023.
The tattoo market in the United States is a significant industry, with millions of Americans sporting at least one tattoo. The market size of the Tattoo Artists industry in the US increased faster than the economy overall.The tattoo industry in the US generates an estimated $1.6 billion in annual revenue, according to IBISWorld. This includes revenue from tattoo parlors, as well as related products and services such as aftercare products and laser tattoo removal.
According to the respectable tattoo professional from Brazil, Deivson Freitas, who’s working in the field and is a reference internationally, the U.S tattoo market is now demanding for more professionals than ever. “I’ve been teaching many other tattoo professionals around the world with the most advanced techniques and I can tell the U.S is now demanding for those best professionals in the field worldwide”, explains Deivson Freitas.
According to a survey conducted by the Harris Poll in 2018, three in ten American adults have at least one tattoo. This represents a significant increase from 2012, when only two in ten adults reported having a tattoo. The same survey found that younger generations are more likely to have tattoos, with nearly half (47%) of millennials reporting having at least one tattoo. Among Gen Xers, 36% reported having a tattoo, while only 13% of Baby Boomers and 10% of those in the Silent Generation reported having tattoos.
The tattoo industry is projected to continue growing in the coming years, with IBISWorld predicting that revenue will increase at an annualized rate of 4.9% over the next five years. “The market is not getting smaller so the most relevant professionals are now looking to increase their knowledge to become even more experts”, says Deivson Freitas who’s better known as Mr. Dee on social media.
California, Florida, and Texas have the highest concentration of tattoo parlors in the US, according to data from Yelp. However, tattoo parlors can be found in nearly every state across the country. In recent years, tattooing has become more mainstream and is increasingly being viewed as a form of self-expression and body art. This has led to an increase in demand for high-quality, custom tattoos, as well as greater acceptance of visible tattoos in the workplace and society as a whole.
*Deivson Freitas Pereira da Silva, also known as Dr. Dee, is a Brazilian tattoo artist who started his career in 2015. He owns a renowned tattoo studio in Brazil. He studied at the “Maestro Fego Camargo” School of Arts in 2016 and 2017, improving his artistic skills and developing his tattooing techniques. Deivson also holds certificates in fine arts. As a teacher, Deivson has taught more than 500 tattoo students in Brazil.