The average rate for a Model Maker is $21.06 per hour.
Model Maker Total Pay (?
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$30,410 - $71,189
(Median)
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46K
64K
71K
MEDIAN: $51,225
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Model Maker Total Pay (?
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$12.04 - $34.42
(Median)
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16
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25
34
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$30,410 - $71,189  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,470  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,753 - $76,689  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 96
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.04 - $34.42  
   
Overtime
$21.50 - $38.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,470  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$28,753 - $76,689  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 96
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Job Description for Model Maker
  • Assemble die and molds and verify dimensions.
  • Design and create templates consistent with blueprint specifications.
  • Prepare and operate machines used to drill, press and saw model materials.
  • Perform repairs to equipment and machinery.
Pay by Experience Level for Model Maker
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Model Maker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%
Experienced
up arrow 3%
National Average
$50,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
16%
female alumni
 
Male
84%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
21%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 19%
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