Model maker earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Model maker salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Massachusetts $77,000
Michigan $71,880
California $67,410
Georgia $49,200
New York $42,630
Tennessee $38,810
Wisconsin $36,730
North Carolina $34,170
South Carolina $19,410

How do model maker salaries compare to similar careers?

Model makers earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than illustrators but more than photographers.

Career Median Salary
Illustrator salary $61K
Calligrapher salary $62K
Exhibit designer salary $55K
Interior designer salary $60K
Camera operator salary $49K
Model maker salary $61K
Graphic designer salary $51K
Announcer salary $38K
Museum conservator salary $48K
Photographer salary $39K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)