Models display a wide variety of products and services in print, such as magazines and newspapers; television; and live marketing. Industrial models are used in all advertising media to sell every kind of product or service imaginable. Fashion models display clothing and fashion accessories in fashion shows, apparel catalogs, and retail stores. A small segment of the modeling field is devoted to posing for commercial and fine artists. The U.S. Department of Labor reports that only about 2,200 models are employed in the United States.

Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range Below $25,000 to $50,000
Work Environment Indoors/Outdoors
Education and Training
  • High School Diploma
Related School Subjects
  • Art
  • Speech
  • Theater/Dance
  • Interpersonal
  • Performance
  • Music
  • and Acting
  • Public Speaking
Personality Traits
  • Artistic
  • Conventional
  • Outgoing
Licensure/Certification None



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Yearly Salary Range (US$ Thousands)