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Wood Model Makers and Patternmakers Salary Information

The salary statistics of wood model makers and patternmakers are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of wood model makers and patternmakers in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of wood model makers and patternmakers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The wood model makers and patternmakers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Wood Model Makers and Patternmakers Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,370
25th Percentile Wage
$36,740
50th Percentile Wage
$51,470
75th Percentile Wage
$65,780
90th Percentile Wage
$78,000

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for wood model makers and patternmakers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) wood model makers and patternmakers is $78,000. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $51,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,370. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 156% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of wood model makers and patternmakers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$51,470
13.89% 36.10%
2016
$44,320
19.40% -
2015
$35,720
5.63% -
2014
$33,710
2.14% -
2013
$32,990
0.30% -
2012
$32,890
- -

Table 2. Wood Model Makers and Patternmakers Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of wood model makers and patternmakers in 6 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for wood model makers and patternmakers occupations is the federal, state, and local government sector with an annual salary $68,440. The lowest paying sector is the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector (annual salary $24,290).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government
$68,440
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$64,370
Wholesale Trade
$54,940
Manufacturing
$49,190
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$36,390
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$24,290



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