Model earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Model salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Pennsylvania $99,667
New Jersey $52,540
Ohio $45,660
Texas $38,930
Oregon $37,600
Wisconsin $37,590
California $37,380
Florida $35,680
Maryland $34,740
New York $34,720
Washington $34,000
Idaho $31,200
Illinois $29,610
Virginia $27,000
Arizona $26,050
Massachusetts $23,770
Tennessee $18,450
Iowa $18,200

How do model salaries compare to similar careers?

Models earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than fashion designers but more than hairdressers.

Career Median Salary
Fashion designer salary $76K
Interior designer salary $57K
Model salary $32K
Costume attendant salary $43K
Aesthetician salary $37K
Tailor salary $33K
Hairdresser salary $27K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)