Career Attributes

  • $45,029
  • 1,900
  • 3.8
  • High school diploma
  • 3D Animation
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How much does a Model Maker make in the United States?

Average Model Maker Yearly Salary in the United States

Model Makers earn an average yearly salary of $45,030. Salaries typically start from $24,359 and go up to $68,037.

Average Model Maker Hourly Wage in the United States

Model Makers earn an average hourly wage of $21.65. Hourly wages typically start from $11.71 and go up to $32.71.

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Employment Type Mix

58%
Full-Time
42%
Part-Time

Source: CareerExplorer user data. View more Model Maker demographics

Salary Satisfaction

2.9
SCORE
112
RATINGS
Model Makers average a score of 2.9 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Model Makers in the 40th percentile of salary satisfaction.

Source: CareerExplorer user data. View more Model Maker satisfaction

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Model Maker Earnings by Seniority

Top End Model Maker Earnings

The highest earning Model Makers in the United States earn:

$32.71
an hour
$68,037.5
per year
Senior Model Maker Earnings

Senior Model Makers in the United States earn:

$27.62
an hour
$57,448.1
per year
Experienced Model Maker Earnings

Experienced Model Makers in the United States earn:

$20.99
an hour
$43,649.0
per year
Junior Model Maker Earnings

Junior Model Makers in the United States earn:

$14.90
an hour
$30,992.0
per year
Starting Model Maker Earnings

Starting Model Makers in the United States earn:

$11.71
an hour
$24,359.5
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Model Maker Salary Comparison

Model Makers earn more than 52% percent of similar careers in the United States.

Cinematographer Salary $52k
Make-Up Artist Salary $51k
Interior Designer Salary $49k
Camera Operator Salary $47k
Sports Broadcaster Salary $45k
Model Maker Salary $45k
Cartoonist Salary $44k
Announcer Salary $44k
Precious Metal Worker Salary $42k
Gem Worker Salary $42k
Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)

Model Maker salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Model Maker Salary in New York $25.50 $53,040 # 1
Model Maker Salary in Tennessee $21.77 $45,290 # 2
Model Maker Salary in United States $20.85 $43,367.0 # 3
Model Maker Salary in Georgia $20.43 $42,500 # 4
Model Maker Salary in North Carolina $16.33 $33,970 # 5
Model Maker Salary in South Carolina $10.88 $22,620 # 6

Career Attributes

  • $45,029
  • 1,900
  • 3.8
  • High school diploma
  • 3D Animation
More Attributes