Art, Drama, or Music Teacher, Postsecondary Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Art, Drama, or Music Teacher, Postsecondary is $39,566 per year.
Art, Drama, or Music Teacher, Postsecondary Salary (?
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$23,392 - $60,318
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MEDIAN: $39,565
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Art, Drama, or Music Teacher, Postsecondary Salary (?
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$10.35 - $51.99
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$23,392 - $60,318  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,905  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$23,270 - $74,911  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 327
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$10.35 - $51.99  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $44.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,905  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$23,270 - $74,911  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 111
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Job Description for Art, Drama, or Music Teacher, Postsecondary

Postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers educate postsecondary students in their field. Individuals in this position must be able to teach, coach, and lead students so they are able to reach their potential within the discipline. They must constructively critique and grade their students, requiring excellent communication skills, the ability to effectively deliver instructional material, and a willingness to listen to students' concerns.
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Art, Drama, or Music Teacher, Postsecondary Tasks
  • Evaluate and grade student performances, projects, assignments, and work.
  • Prepare and deliver lectures on topics such as acting, art, and music.
  • Explain and demonstrate specific techniques to students.

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Pay by Experience Level for Art, Drama, or Music Teacher, Postsecondary

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Pay Difference By Location

Los Angeles
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New York
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$41,000
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Experience Affects Art, Drama, or Music Teacher, Postsecondary Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 19%
National Average
$41,000
Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
56%
female alumni
 
Male
44%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 35%