Model earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Model salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Arizona $56,487
California $37,380
Florida $56,810
Idaho $31,200
Illinois $36,941
Massachusetts $23,770
Maryland $34,740
New Jersey $52,540
New York $34,720
Ohio $39,010
Oregon $33,620
Pennsylvania $99,667
Tennessee $18,450
Texas $18,570
Virginia $27,000
Washington $34,000
Wisconsin $37,590

How do model salaries compare to similar careers?

Models earn 16% less than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than tailors.

Career Median Salary
Tailor salary $32K
Hand sewer salary $30K
Nail technician salary $30K
Hairdresser salary $29K
Sewing machine operator salary $26K
Model salary $24K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)