If a person is thinking about getting a tattoo, there are many things they need to consider. Tattoos are forever and for this reason they are not cheap. There are several things that are going to affect the price of a tattoo. Size and details are two of the biggest things that are going to affect the cost of the tattoo. There are other factors that will also play a role in the price of a tattoo.
On average, a tattoo artist will charge anywhere between $75 and $150 per hour for their rate. A small tattoo can run a person around $100 while larger tattoos can cost several hundred dollars. When a tattoo artist is giving a person the price for a tattoo they should include needles in the cost. Needles should come right out of the package. Tattoo artists should also include color in the price. A person can select a design that the tattoo artist already has a sterile of or they may bring in their design. This should also be included in the cost.
Some tattoo artists charge an additional ten percent for the location of the tattoo. The lower back is hard to get to so their price may go up. If the tattoo is in a private area, the artist may also charge more money. If the tattoo is going to be customized than the price may also go up. Extra details are going to cost more money as well. Colorful tattoos often cost more as well. The reputation of the artist may affect the price. Those with a good reputation can charge more for their work.
Tattoo are for life. Many people feel they are worth the price. They are going to cost a lot of money so keep this in mind to start saving for a tattoo.