How much does a Model Maker make in the United States? The average Model Maker salary in the United States is $63,758 as of May 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $55,786 and $74,805. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Model Maker creates, designs, and constructs tools and parts in a variety of materials such as wood and plastic. Uses blueprints, drawings, and/or CAD designs to create models according to established specifications. Being a Model Maker may perform minor repair on model making machinery. Requires a high school diploma. Additionally, Model Maker typically reports to a supervisor. The Model Maker works under moderate supervision. Gaining or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. To be a Model Maker typically requires 1-3 years of related experience, or may need 0 years of experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.3%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 10.7%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.0%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.9%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 21.0%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.0%

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