Model Makers (Wood)

Top 3 model makers Jobs

  • Purchasing Analyst - Sideshow, Inc. - Thousand Oaks, CA

    Our development team consists of expert artists, sculptors, model makers , painters and costumers whose combined efforts result in the creation of outstanding original designs and intricately detailed ...

  • High Jewelry Designer - MICHAEL M - Burbank, CA

    The high jewelry designer will be responsible for monitoring the technical development of his or her projects, working in conjunction with workshops, model makers and CAD professionals to ensure ...

  • Product Designer - Just Play, LLC - El Segundo, CA

    Communicate and work with exterior resources like model makers , sculptors, and soft goods designers. Minimum Qualifications : * At least 2+ years toy design or related product design experience

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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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*Some content used by permission of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.

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