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 13% less than similar careers in New York. On average, they make less than makeup artists but more than nail technicians.

Career Median Salary
Makeup artist salary $65K
Costume attendant salary $59K
Spa manager salary $45K
Aesthetician salary $40K
Tailor salary $36K
Model salary $35K
Hairdresser salary $25K
Sewing machine operator salary $26K
Sewer salary $29K
Nail technician salary $24K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)