An Art, Drama, or Music Teacher, Postsecondary earns an average salary of $38,787 per year.Pay goes up steadily as a this job becomes more experienced. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Art, Drama, or Music Teacher, Postsecondary Total Pay (?
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$22,827 - $59,907
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MEDIAN: $38,787
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Art, Drama, or Music Teacher, Postsecondary Total Pay (?
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$10.22 - $50.78
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51
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$22,827 - $59,907  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,637  
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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$22,398 - $69,734  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 533
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.22 - $50.78  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $44.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,637  
   
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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$22,398 - $69,734  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 533
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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.
Pay by Experience Level for Art, Drama, or Music Teacher, Postsecondary
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Art, Drama, or Music Teacher, Postsecondary Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%
Experienced
up arrow 16%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$40,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
60%
female alumni
 
Male
40%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 33%
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