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.

Median Annual Wage: $19,970

Education: Less than high school diploma (88%); Associate's degree (7%); High school diploma or equivalent (5%)

Projected Growth: Faster than average (15% to 21%)

Related Job Titles: Model; Art Model; Artist's Model; Figure Model; Fine Arts Model; Nude Model; Art Class Model; Studio Model; Undraped Artist Model; Fashion Model

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Source: O*NET OnLine information for Models.

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  • Gather information from agents concerning the pay, dates, times, provisions, and lengths of jobs.
  • Follow strict routines of diet, sleep, and exercise to maintain appearance.

Source: O*NET OnLine information for Models.

  • Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

Source: O*NET OnLine information for Models.

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