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How much does a Model Maker make in California?

Average Model Maker Hourly Wage in California

Model Makers earn a median hourly wage of $18.64. Hourly wages typically start from $11.20 and go up to $31.42.

Average Model Maker Yearly Salary in California

Model Makers earn a median salary of $38,770 per year. Salaries typically start from $23,300 and go up to $65,350.

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Model Maker Earnings by Seniority

Top End Model Maker Earnings

The highest earning Model Makers in California earn:

$31.42
an hour
$65,350
per year
Senior Model Maker Earnings

Senior Model Makers in California earn:

$26.82
an hour
$55,790
per year
Experienced Model Maker Earnings

Experienced Model Makers in California earn:

$18.64
an hour
$38,770
per year
Junior Model Maker Earnings

Junior Model Makers in California earn:

$14.23
an hour
$29,590
per year
Starting Model Maker Earnings

Starting Model Makers in California earn:

$11.20
an hour
$23,300
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Model Maker salary comparison

Model Makers earn less than 92% percent of Film & Television careers in California. Model Maker salaries are in the bottom % of all careers in California.

Filmmaker Salary in California $93k
Film and Video Editor Salary in California $88k
Court Reporter Salary in California $86k
Talent Agent Salary in California $85k
Television Writer Salary in California $73k
News Anchor Salary in California $73k
Camera Operator Salary in California $59k
Announcer Salary in California $42k
Model Maker Salary $38k
Motion Picture Projectionist Salary in California $22k

Historical salary for Model Makers in California

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

How to Become a Model Maker

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  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

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  2. Get the Education

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