Get a Job!

Get A Job! 717 is Hiring!

We are an award winning tattoo studio established in 2006 with multiple locations throughout Central Pennsylvania.  We are always eager to find talented artists who are looking for a new challenge.

Please note: If you are looking for work please fill out the form below.  We may be able to find you part or full time work depending on our current crew situation, thanks!

Tattoo Artist Wanted - All Studios

Pay rate
Pay rate is negotiable based on what you can bring to our studio.  We start all of our artists at 50% if you meet the criteria below. Our studios are busy, and our artists exceeded the 2018 Pennsylvania average income by well over 40%!  Relocation assistance & signing bonus a possibility for the right candidate!

We supply EVERYTHING except machines and inks, and we can help you tremendously on the cost of those items with our sister company. 717 Tattoo is operated in conjunction with Razorblade PRO, a tattoo & piercing wholesale supply company.  717 tattoo artists get to test new products for Razorblade PRO, & stay up to date on what is new in the trade.

How we operate
We offer paid vacation & sick days.  Our artists are busy & making money. We stay busy through the fall and winter months. We hire our crew on as regular, legitimate employees, no 1099s. You will receive a normal, taxed paycheck, 717 makes employer contributions for social security, medicare, etc. This means you can get a tax refund instead of owing money at the end of the year and you have money being set aside when you reached eligibility for social security.  We carry workers compensation insurance, liability coverage, and we offer dental, vision, 401k (retirement plans),and life insurance benefits. We have four studios in the Central PA, currently fourteen tattooists and three body piercers.  We have full time counter staff to assist in handling the walk ins, phone calls, paperwork, & studio cleaning.

When you can start
We have an immediate availability at our Lebanon studio.  We do both custom and street shop tattoos.  Have your own clientele?  Even better!

What we are looking for
We are looking for team players, no egos or attitudes.
Feel free to contact us if you do not meet ALL of the requirements below, but please understand we are not looking to train anyone, but find someone who can step in and start working immediately!

  • We prefer a minimum of 3 years IN SHOP experience – if you have less experience but feel your portfolio is strong, feel free to apply. we have hired artists with less experience and strong portfolios. We are not looking for artist with no in studio experience, we are not looking to train an artist.
  • Blood borne pathogen certification (we can help you renew if expired) – 717 pays to keep your BBP current
  • Consistent, reliable transportation
  • Tattoo and Art portfolio (finished work only)
  • Open mind, no egos, no drugs, no drama, no BS

How we support the artist
We put 110% into our shop and our crew. We are involved in events all over the area.  We sponsor local organizations and are involved with charity fundraising.  We attended over 45 tattoo conventions last year. We have regular out of state guest artists, and DEMAND cleanliness in our studios. The 717 crew has a team of support staff who handle a variety of responsibilities for them, from making sure the studios are well stocked, to booking, fielding incoming emails, managing our social networking, graphic design, web design, marketing and more.

Get in touch!
If you think you have what it takes, please email a link to your portfolio and we can arrange an interview. If you have applied before and did not get the job, please reapply. Good tattooers get better over time…we want to see your recent work! Any questions? Please ask.