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 Illinois. On average, they make less than costume attendants but more than nail technicians.

Career Median Salary
Costume attendant salary $47K
Aesthetician salary $38K
Makeup artist salary $30K
Tailor salary $34K
Hairdresser salary $28K
Model salary $30K
Sewing machine operator salary $29K
Sewer salary $27K
Nail technician salary $23K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)