Underpaid Male Models Turn To Instagram To Negotiate Higher Rates

by MR Magazine Staff

For men in the modeling industry, jobs are more scarce than they are for women, and compensation is spotty. According to one executive in the casting industry, the pay disparity can stretch as great as 10 to one: Women in Prada’s runway show last year were compensated $1,000 for their work, while the men in a comparable fashion show were paid a paltry $125 for their time. To close that gap, more male models are building influence on Instagram to negotiate higher pay and more opportunity. Read more at Glossy.