Model Makers (Wood)

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  • Architect / Facility Planner (entry-level) - MAKERS architecture and urban design LLP - Seattle, WA

    Proficiency with AutoCAD and 3D modeling /rendering; experience with SketchUp or other modeling /design software is a plus. Who we are MAKERS has been a leader in the urban, facilities, and federal ...

  • Industrial Designer II - fuseproject - San Francisco, CA

    Making sample mock-ups and testing working models by hand or using computerized prototyping equipment (CAD) * Working alongside engineers and model - makers * Conducting research and devising design ...

  • Reality Labs Prototyping Shop Manager - Oculus - Redmond, WA

    Meta Reality Labs is looking for a Prototyping Shop Manager, to lead and grow our world class teams of CNC machinists, model makers , and prototyping technicians. They will work hand in hand with our ...

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What Model makers Do

Construct full-size and scale wooden precision models of products. Includes wood jig builders and loft workers.


Model maker Salaries

  • 2020 employment: 1,000
  • May 2021 median annual wage: $60,780

Job Outlook for Model makers

Projected employment change, 2020-30:

  • Number of new jobs: 400
  • Growth rate: 39 percent (Much faster than average)

How to Become a Model maker

Education and training:

  • Typical entry-level education: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Work experience in a related occupation: None
  • Typical on-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training

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