The average pay for a Guitarist is $35.08 per hour.

$19,572 - $37,340
(Median)
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$27K
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MEDIAN: $27,350
50%

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$19.73 - $60.82
(Median)
$20
$35
$61
MEDIAN: $35.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$27,350  
   
Bonus
$2,900  
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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$19,760 - $117,107  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.73 - $60.82  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.67  
Overtime
$37.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,900  
   
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).
)
$19,760 - $117,107  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Job Description for Guitarist

  • Respond to and interact with audience.
  • Set up and break down equipment.
  • Play music in front of an audience, sticking to established musical guidelines.

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Pay by Experience Level for Guitarist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Guitarist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$61,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 33%

Entry-Level
up arrow 51%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
medical benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 100%
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