Model Makers, Metal and Plastic Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for model makers, metal and plastic in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of model makers, metal and plastic amongst Michigan cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Model Makers, Metal and Plastic in Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,590
25th Percentile Wage
$54,120
50th Percentile Wage
$68,070
75th Percentile Wage
$76,100
90th Percentile Wage
$81,030

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for model makers, metal and plastic in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,030. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $68,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,590.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.04
25th Percentile Wage
$26.02
50th Percentile Wage
$32.72
75th Percentile Wage
$36.59
90th Percentile Wage
$38.96

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for model makers, metal and plastic in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $38.96. The median hourly salary is $32.72. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.04.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of model makers, metal and plastic from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201668,0702.57%24.46%
201566,3209.14%-
201460,2605.84%-
201356,7409.38%-
201251,420--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Model Makers, Metal and Plastic in Michigan Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of model makers, metal and plastic in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of model makers, metal and plastic in state of Michigan ranges from $52,340 to $71,620. The highest paying area for model makers, metal and plastic in Michigan is Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn with a median annual salary of $71,620. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $62,280). The lowest paying area is Grand Rapids-Wyoming with a median annual salary of $52,340.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$71,620
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$62,280
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$61,960
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$54,750
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$52,340



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