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Model Maker - Federal Salaries of 2010

Pay Rates for "Model Maker"

How much does a Model Maker in the federal government get paid? $66,613.15* *Based on the 2010 average.

Model Maker was the 528th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2010, with 13 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory pay schedules - federal w payscale.

In 2010, the Federal Aviation Administration hired the most employees titled Model Making, with an average salary of $65,976.

Government Model Making jobs are classified under the Federal Wage Schedule, Wage Grade (FWS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Model Making job is FWS-14, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is FWS-15. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

This standard is used to grade all nonsupervisory jobs involved in planning and fabricating complex research and prototype models which are made from a variety of materials and are used in scientific, engineering, developmental, experimental, and test work.

Agencies that have hired a Model Maker

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Federal Aviation Administration 6 $65,976.33
U.S. Secret Service 3 $73,355.33
Agricultural Research Service 1 $54,554.00
Food and Drug Administration 1 $66,996.00
Bureau of Reclamation 1 $68,016.00
Geological Survey 1 $60,481.00

Model Maker Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Model Maker is $66,613.15.

Common Model Maker Payscales

Payscale Number of Model Making Employees
WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal W 6
FW - Wage Grade 5
BB - Nonsupervisory - Negotiated Pay Employee 1
FL - Wage Leaders 1

Starting Paygrade: $13.40 to $33.43 / hour at paygrade FWS-14
Maximum Paygrade: $13.85 to $35.05 / hour at paygrade FWS-15

Other Jobs at the FWS-14 Paygrade

FWS-14 is the starting paygrade for Model Making jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the FWS-14 paygrade.

Occupation Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Instrument MakingFWS-14FWS-15
Die SinkingFWS-14FWS-14
Model MakingFWS-14FWS-15

Average Model Making Pay Trend from 2004 to 2017

In 2004, the average pay for a Model Maker was $54,308. Since then, the average pay has increased to $70,514 in 2017.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

Federal employee salaries are public information under open government laws (5 U.S.C. § 552). FederalPay provides this data in the interest of government transparency — employee data may not be used for commercial soliciting or vending of any kind. Learn more about the FederalPay Employees Dataset here.

The series code of this occupation is 4714.

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