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On Our Minds: the Male Model Pay Gap

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by adakallgren on 8 October, 2016

Premier Models unveils the pay gap between male and female models in the industry

On our minds is the recent spotlight on pay gaps within the modelling industry, with Premier male model agent Elizabeth Rose revealing that men earn up to 75% less than their female colleagues. Comparing the world’s best paid female model Gisele Bündchen, who earned $44 million last year, with the highest paid male Sean O’Pry who cashed in $1.5 million, Rose means that men are facing the same economic gender discrimination within modelling as women do in other industries. Though more likely to enjoy longer careers and less likely to be dismissed due to age, she encourages male models to demand equal pay and model agents to re-negotiate discriminating budgets. With the rise of menswear and grooming products she is nevertheless positive that male models are to see more equal pay cheques going forward. Read more here.

1 Comment

Ludvig: There is nothing sexist about this. Female fashion is simply more requested than the male fashion. Its like saying its weird a lawyer gets paid more than a Mc Donalds worker. It pays more for a reason.
January 11, 2017

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