How Many Minutes Does It Take Gisele To Earn Your Salary?

It’s another great year for Gisele Bundchen, who currently tops Forbes’ list of “World’s Top Earning Models” with estimated earnings of $35 million.

According to MainStreet calculations that's about $16,826.92 an hour, a bit better than minimum wage. Here's how long it would take Gisele to earn what some of the rest of us make in a year:

Burger Flipper
Working as a cook fulltime at McDonald's (MCD) for a little more than minimum wage will gross you about $12,480 a year.
Time it would take Gisele to earn their annual salary: Less than an hour.

Firefighter
What's hot and not takes on a different meeting for smoke eaters, who make around $40,000 a year. Even if they supplement their income with a calendar modeling gig, like the hunky hardhats in New York do each year (http://www.nyfirestore.com/calendars.html), it still can't put them in Gisele's league.
Time it would take Gisele to earn their annual salary: A little more than 2 hours.

Finance Hotshot
If you spend your time crunching numbers as an analyst you probably don't need us to tell you that on your $110,000 a year salary it would take you 324 years to make what Gisele took home in just one.
Time it would take Gisele to earn their annual salary: 6.5 hours.

Neurological Surgeon
Modeling may not be brain surgery but it sure pays better. Not to mention many docs probably have to earmark a chunk of their average $350,000 a year paycheck (http://www.allied-physicians.com/salary_surveys/physician-salaries.htm) for their medical school loans.
Time it would take Gisele to earn their annual salary: 20 hours.


Billionaire Computer Mogul
Gisele's bank account does not dwarf everyone's, however. Take Microsoft (MSFT) founder and philanthropist Bill Gates, who has a little more than the world's top model, even though he's semi-retired.
Time it would take Gisele to earn Bill Gate's net worth: 150 years


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