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How much does a Model Maker make in the United States?

Average Model Maker Hourly Wage in the United States

Model Makers earn a median hourly wage of $16.15. Hourly wages typically start from $10.26 and go up to $33.26.

Average Model Maker Yearly Salary in the United States

Model Makers earn a median salary of $33,590 per year. Salaries typically start from $21,330 and go up to $69,180.

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Model Maker Earnings by Seniority

Top End Model Maker Earnings

The highest earning Model Makers in the United States earn:

$33.26
an hour
$69,180
per year
Senior Model Maker Earnings

Senior Model Makers in the United States earn:

$20.36
an hour
$42,360
per year
Experienced Model Maker Earnings

Experienced Model Makers in the United States earn:

$16.15
an hour
$33,590
per year
Junior Model Maker Earnings

Junior Model Makers in the United States earn:

$12.48
an hour
$25,960
per year
Starting Model Maker Earnings

Starting Model Makers in the United States earn:

$10.26
an hour
$21,330
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Model Maker salary comparison

Model Makers earn less than 85% percent of Film & Television careers. Model Maker salaries are in the bottom % of all careers in the United States.

Filmmaker Salary $69k
News Anchor Salary $65k
Talent Agent Salary $64k
Film and Video Editor Salary $61k
Television Writer Salary $60k
Court Reporter Salary $49k
Camera Operator Salary $49k
Model Maker Salary $33k
Announcer Salary $30k
Motion Picture Projectionist Salary $21k

Historical salary for Model Makers in the United States

Model Maker salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Model Maker Salary in New York $20.93 $43,530 # 1
Model Maker Salary in California $18.64 $38,770 # 2
Model Maker Salary in Georgia $17.06 $35,490 # 3
Model Maker Salary in North Carolina $17.12 $35,600 # 4
Model Maker Salary in Tennessee $12.79 $26,610 # 5
Model Maker Salary in Pennsylvania $15.04 $31,290 # 6
Model Maker Salary in Illinois $13.87 $28,850 # 7
Model Maker Salary in South Carolina $10.99 $22,850 # 8
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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