Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

41-9012 Models

Model garments or other apparel and accessories for prospective buyers at fashion shows, private showings, or retail establishments. May pose for photos to be used in magazines or advertisements. May pose as subject for paintings, sculptures, and other types of artistic expression.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
5,140 16.2 % $16.12 $33,530 7.9 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.13 $8.69 $9.60 $19.25 $23.86
Annual Wage (2) $16,920 $18,070 $19,970 $40,040 $49,630


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Clothing Stores 2,760 0.26 $9.77 $20,310
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 990 0.03 $19.09 $39,700
Junior Colleges 360 0.05 $17.86 $37,140
Management of Companies and Enterprises 130 0.01 $24.99 $51,980
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses 100 0.03 (8) (8)

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures 70 0.33 (8) (8)
Clothing Stores 2,760 0.26 $9.77 $20,310
Junior Colleges 360 0.05 $17.86 $37,140
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 990 0.03 $19.09 $39,700
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses 100 0.03 (8) (8)

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers (8) (8) $76.99 $160,130
Management of Companies and Enterprises 130 0.01 $24.99 $51,980
Other Schools and Instruction (8) (8) $23.09 $48,040
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 990 0.03 $19.09 $39,700
Junior Colleges 360 0.05 $17.86 $37,140


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.




States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Texas 1,440 0.13 3.38 $9.53 $19,830
Massachusetts 850 0.25 6.70 (8) (8)
California 520 0.03 0.90 $21.49 $44,700
New York 290 0.03 0.88 (8) (8)
Oregon 170 0.10 2.62 $17.68 $36,770



States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Massachusetts 850 0.25 6.70 (8) (8)
Texas 1,440 0.13 3.38 $9.53 $19,830
Oregon 170 0.10 2.62 $17.68 $36,770
Wisconsin 80 0.03 0.75 $27.82 $57,870
New York 290 0.03 0.88 (8) (8)



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Wisconsin 80 0.03 0.75 $27.82 $57,870
California 520 0.03 0.90 $21.49 $44,700
Pennsylvania 120 0.02 0.56 $19.99 $41,580
Arizona 30 0.01 0.32 $18.87 $39,260
Ohio (8) (8) (8) $18.55 $38,570




Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 190 0.05 1.24 $21.07 $43,820
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 160 0.03 0.80 (8) (8)
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 130 0.03 0.88 (8) (8)
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 110 0.10 2.76 $16.79 $34,930
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 70 0.08 2.12 $28.72 $59,740
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 60 0.05 1.32 (8) (8)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 40 0.02 0.43 $16.26 $33,820



Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 110 0.10 2.76 $16.79 $34,930
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 70 0.08 2.12 $28.72 $59,740
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 60 0.05 1.32 (8) (8)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 190 0.05 1.24 $21.07 $43,820
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 160 0.03 0.80 (8) (8)
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 130 0.03 0.88 (8) (8)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 40 0.02 0.43 $16.26 $33,820



Top paying metropolitan areas for this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 70 0.08 2.12 $28.72 $59,740
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY (8) (8) (8) $23.59 $49,080
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 190 0.05 1.24 $21.07 $43,820
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 110 0.10 2.76 $16.79 $34,930
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 40 0.02 0.43 $16.26 $33,820
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX (8) (8) (8) $12.06 $25,080
Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division (8) (8) (8) $8.67 $18,040


About May 2014 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate--50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly mean wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OES estimates and related information:

May 2014 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2014 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2014 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2014 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2014 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 25, 2015