Training Requirements for Models

Models need no formal educational credential.

Degrees for Models
Percent
Less than High School 8.1
High School 32.0
Some College 26.7
Associates Degree 9.4
Bachelors Degree 17.7
Masters Degree 4.8
Doctorate or Professional Degree 1.2

Employment Outlook for Models

This represents about 5,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 0 models but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 1,000 more.

Typical Income for Models

Hourly Income

On average,models make $17.58 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Models $8.29 $9.14 $10.51 $19.94 $25.19
Sales and related occupations $8.72 $9.72 $12.78 $22.23 $37.65
Other sales and related workers $9.37 $11.21 $15.65 $27.95 $49.24
Models, demonstrators, and product promoters $9.23 $10.41 $12.30 $17.28 $23.42
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, models make $36,560 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Models $17,240 $19,010 $21,870 $41,470 $52,390
Sales and related occupations $18,150 $20,210 $26,590 $46,230 $78,300
Other sales and related workers $19,490 $23,310 $32,550 $58,130 $102,430
Models, demonstrators, and product promoters $19,200 $21,650 $25,580 $35,930 $48,710
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

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

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