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Models

Also called: Model, Art Model, Artist's Model, Figure Model

What they do:
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.
On the job, you would:
  • Pose for artists and photographers.
  • 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.

Knowledge

Arts and Humanities
  • music, dance, visual arts, drama, or sculpture
Transportation
  • movement of people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road

Skills

Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
Social
  • understanding people's reactions

Abilities

Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
Ideas and Logic
  • create new and original ideas

Personality

People interested in this work like activities that include creating, designing, and making your own rules.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Cooperation
  • Dependability
  • Self Control
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Social Orientation
  • Integrity

Technology

Examples of the technology used in this career will be available soon.

Education

Education: (rated 1 of 5)
no high school diploma/GED
usually needed

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Job Outlook

Average Outlook
New job opportunities are likely in the future.
Salary
$19,040
per year, on average
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