Also known as Art Class Model, Art Model, Artist's Model, Fashion Model, Figure Model, Fine Arts Model, Model, Nude Model, Studio Model, Undraped Artist Model
Also known as Art Class Model, Art Model, Artist's Model
Models model garments or other apparel and accessories for prospective buyers at fashion shows, private showings, or retail establishments.
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Models are often responsible for overseeing or executing some or all of the following tasks:
The above responsibilities are specific to Models. More generally, Models are involved in several broader types of activities:
The median salary for a Model is $31,910, and the average salary is $54,050. Both the median and average roughly describe the middle of the Model salary range, but the average is more easily affected by extremely high or low salaries.
Many Models earn significantly more or less than the average, due to several factors. About 10% of Models earn less than $24,970 per year, 25% earn less than $25,660, 75% earn less than $48,730, and 90% earn less than $124,730.
Between the years of 2020 and 2030, the number of Models is expected to change by 11.1%, and there should be roughly 500 open positions for Models every year.
Career interests describe a person's preferences for different types of working environments and activities. When a person's interest match the demands of an occupation, people are usually more engaged and satisfied in that role.
Compared to most occupations, those who work as a Model are usually higher in their Artistic, Enterprising, and Realistic interests.
Models typically have very strong Artistic interests. Artistic occupations frequently involve working with forms, designs and patterns. They often require self-expression and the work can be done without following a clear set of rules.
Also, Models typically have strong Enterprising interests. Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.
Lastly, Models typically have moderate Realistic interests. Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
People differ in their values, or what is most important to them for building job satisfaction and fulfillment.
Compared to most people, those working as a Model tend to value Relationships, Recognition, and Working Conditions.
Most importantly, Models strongly value Relationships. Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment.
Second, Models moderately value Recognition. Occupations that satisfy this work value offer advancement, potential for leadership, and are often considered prestigious.
Lastly, Models somewhat value Working Conditions. Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions.
Each occupation brings its own set of psychological demands, which describe the characteristics necessary to perform the job well.
In order to perform their job successfully, people who work as Models must consistently demonstrate qualities such as dependability, integrity, and cooperation.
Below, you'll find a list of qualities typically required of Models, ranked by importance:
Working as a Model usually requires a high school diploma.
Models need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with this occupation.
Models may benefit from understanding of specialized subject areas, such as customer and personal service, fine arts, or transportation knowledge.
The list below shows several areas in which most Models might want to build proficiency, ranked by importance.
Models must develop a particular set of abilities to perform their job well. Abilities are individual capacities that influence a person's information processing, sensory perception, motor coordination, and physical strength or endurance. Individuals may naturally have certain abilities without explicit training, but most abilities can be sharpened somewhat through practice.
For example, Models need abilities such as oral comprehension, oral expression, and speech clarity in order to perform their job at a high level. The list below shows several important abilities for Models, ranked by their relative importance.
Skills are developed capacities that enable people to function effectively in real-world settings. Unlike abilities, skills are typically easier to build through practice and experience. Skills influence effectiveness in areas such as learning, working with others, design, troubleshooting, and more.
Models frequently use skills like social perceptiveness, active listening, and speaking to perform their job effectively. The list below shows several critical skills for Models, ranked by their relative importance.
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