Information About Models

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Training

Models need moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Models
Training for Models
Percent
Less than High School 14.2
High School 36.6
Some College 23.5
Associates Degree 6.9
Bachelors Degree 14.0
Masters Degree 4.2
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.5

Employment

Represents about 2,000 people in the United States- 17.7% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 0 more models but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 1,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, models make $13.38 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Models $7.68 $8.19 $8.97 $16.00 $21.00
Sales and related occupations $8.17 $9.04 $11.90 $20.60 $35.10
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, models make $27,830 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Models $15,960 $17,030 $18,670 $33,420 $43,840
Sales and related occupations $16,990 $18,800 $24,840 $42,990 $73,070
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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