Summary Report for:
41-9012.00 - Models
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.
Sample of reported job titles: Art Class Model, Art Model, Artist's Model, Figure Model, Fine Arts Model, Life Drawing Model, Model, Nude Model, Studio Model, Undraped Artist Model
Tasks | Technology Skills | Tools Used | Knowledge | Skills | Abilities | Work Activities | Detailed Work Activities | Work Context | Job Zone | Education | Credentials | Interests | Work Styles | Work Values | Related Occupations | Wages & Employment | Job Openings | Additional Information
- Pose for artists and photographers, with or without clothes.
- Record rates of pay and durations of jobs on vouchers.
- Gather information from agents concerning the pay, dates, times, provisions, and lengths of jobs.
- Report job completions to agencies and obtain information about future appointments.
- Assemble and maintain portfolios, print composite cards, and travel to go-sees to obtain jobs.
- Pose as directed, or strike suitable interpretive poses for promoting and selling merchandise or fashions during appearances, filming, or photo sessions.
- Promote products and services in television commercials, on film, or in videos.
- Make many quick changes backstage during fashion shows and yet maintain poised appearance before audiences.
- Follow strict routines of diet, sleep, and exercise to maintain appearance.
- Apply makeup to face and style hair to enhance appearance, considering such factors as color, camera techniques, and facial features.
- Work closely with photographers, fashion coordinators, directors, producers, stylists, make-up artists, other models, and clients to produce the desired looks, and to finish photo shoots on schedule.
- Computer aided design CAD software — Autodesk AutoCAD ; Computer aided design and drafting CADD software
- Graphics or photo imaging software — Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop ; Autodesk Maya; Trimble SketchUp Pro
- Instant messaging software — Instagram; Twitter
- Internet browser software — Web browser software
- Office suite software — Microsoft Office
- Presentation software — Microsoft PowerPoint
- Spreadsheet software — Microsoft Excel
- Video creation and editing software — YouTube
- Web page creation and editing software — Facebook ; LinkedIn ; Tumblr; Vine
- Word processing software — Microsoft Word
Hot Technology — a technology requirement frequently included in employer job postings.
- Air brushes — Airbrushing tools
- Domestic hair dryers — Blow dryers
- Hair care supplies — Hair clips
- Hair combs or brushes — Eyebrow brushes; Eyebrow combs; Hair combs; Teaser hairbrushes
- Hair or curling iron — Curling irons; Hair straighteners
- Makeup kits — Eye shadow brushes; Fan brushes; Powder brushes; Stipple brushes (see all 16 examples)
- Manual pencil sharpener — Makeup pencil sharpeners
- Personal computers
- Tablet computers
- Tweezers — Eyebrow tweezers
No knowledge met the minimum score.
No skills met the minimum score.
No abilities met the minimum score.
- Performing General Physical Activities — Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
- Thinking Creatively — Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.
- Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships — Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
Detailed Work Activities
- Prepare financial documents, reports, or budgets.
- Model cosmetics, clothing, or accessories.
- Gather information about work conditions or locations.
- Identify job or employment opportunities.
- Report information to managers or other personnel.
- Arrange artwork, products, or props.
- Drive passenger vehicles.
- Deliver promotional presentations to current or prospective customers.
- Indoors, Environmentally Controlled — 85% responded “Every day.”
- Contact With Others — 78% responded “Constant contact with others.”
- Face-to-Face Discussions — 15% responded “Once a week or more but not every day.”
- Freedom to Make Decisions — 25% responded “A lot of freedom.”
- Electronic Mail — 24% responded “Once a year or more but not every month.”
- Spend Time Sitting — 41% responded “About half the time.”
- Physical Proximity — 51% responded “Moderately close (at arm's length).”
- Work With Work Group or Team — 17% responded “Not important at all.”
- Work Schedules — 45% responded “Irregular (changes with weather conditions, production demands, or contract duration).”
- Spend Time Keeping or Regaining Balance — 24% responded “About half the time.”
- Extremely Bright or Inadequate Lighting — 23% responded “Never.”
- Telephone — 22% responded “Never.”
|Title||Job Zone Two: Some Preparation Needed|
|Education||These occupations usually require a high school diploma.|
|Related Experience||Some previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is usually needed. For example, a teller would benefit from experience working directly with the public.|
|Job Training||Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.|
|Job Zone Examples||These occupations often involve using your knowledge and skills to help others. Examples include orderlies, counter and rental clerks, customer service representatives, security guards, upholsterers, and tellers.|
|SVP Range||(4.0 to < 6.0)|
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- Artistic — Artistic occupations frequently involve working with forms, designs and patterns. They often require self-expression and the work can be done without following a clear set of rules.
- Enterprising — Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.
- Realistic — Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
- Dependability — Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
- Integrity — Job requires being honest and ethical.
- Cooperation — Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
- Self Control — Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
- Adaptability/Flexibility — Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.
- Independence — Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.
- Social Orientation — Job requires preferring to work with others rather than alone, and being personally connected with others on the job.
- Attention to Detail — Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
- Persistence — Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.
- Stress Tolerance — Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.
- Concern for Others — Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job.
- Relationships — Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment. Corresponding needs are Co-workers, Moral Values and Social Service.
- Recognition — Occupations that satisfy this work value offer advancement, potential for leadership, and are often considered prestigious. Corresponding needs are Advancement, Authority, Recognition and Social Status.
- Working Conditions — Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions. Corresponding needs are Activity, Compensation, Independence, Security, Variety and Working Conditions.
Wages & Employment Trends
|Median wages (2020)||$15.34 hourly, $31,910 annual|
|Employment (2019)||2,700 employees|
|Projected growth (2019-2029)||Slower than average (1% to 2%)|
|Projected job openings (2019-2029)||500|
|Top industries (2019)|
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2020 wage data and 2019-2029 employment projections . "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2019-2029). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.
Job Openings on the Web
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