We surveyed 514 model makers to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical model maker. Here are the results.
How much intelligence is required as a model maker?
Working as a model maker typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.
Can I learn to become a model maker?
A career as a model maker typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.
Is it easy to get a job as a model maker?
It’s typically difficult to find a job as a model maker. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for model makers.
Do model makers work full-time or part-time?
61% of model makers work in full-time roles while 39% work part-time.
Is being a model maker stressful?
Model makers tend not to find their jobs stressful, which likely contributes positively to career satisfaction.
Is being organized important as a model maker?
Organization is not considered a particuarly important part of being a model maker.
How competitive is the workplace for model makers?
Model makers see mild competition in their workplace.
Does being a model maker require frequent time pressure to complete tasks?
Time pressure tends not to be a major contributor of stress for model makers.
Are model makers allowed to express themselves creatively?
Model makers are afforded a certain level of ability to express themselves creatively, compared to other careers.
Do model makers have control over the direction of their work?
While sometimes the direction is set, occasionally model makers will have some flexibility over the direction of their work.
Is being a model maker physically demanding?
Work as a model makers is not the most physically demanding of careers, falling in the bottom half of all careers.
Are model makers exposed to a wide variety of work?
Model makers tend to have a monotonous work routine, with little variety in their day-to-day tasks.
Does being a model maker require attention to detail?
Attention to detail isn't necessarily required to be successful as a model maker.
Does being a good model maker require compassion and empathy?
The ability to be compassion and empathetic isn't considered fundamental to success as a model maker.