Career and Job Search Guide

Model Salary and Wage Information

  Percentile 10% (Low) 50% (Median) 90% (High)
  Hourly Wage $7.67 $11.22 $18.68
  Annual Wage $16,000 $23,300 $38,800
  • "10% (Low)" indicates that 10% of workers earned less and 90% earned more.
  • "50% (Median)" indicates that 50% of workers earned less and 50% earned more.
  • "90% (High)" indicates that 90% of workers earned less and 10% earned more.
  • "N/A" indicates that data is not available
* The annual salary and wage data presented above represents U.S. based workers with full-time employment and year-round schedules.

 Career Description
Models model clothing to display it before prospective buyers at fashion shows, private showings, or retail establishments. They may pose for photos to be taken for advertising purposes and they may pose as subjects for paintings, sculptures, and other types of artistic expression.