Guitarist Salary

The average pay for a Guitarist is $36.44 per hour.

$19,067 - $68,510
$19K
$27K
$69K
MEDIAN: $27,350
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50%
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$14.90 - $60.40
$15
$34
$60
MEDIAN: $34.36
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$19,067 - $68,510  
   
Total Pay (?
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$19,833 - $112,888  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.90 - $60.40  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.67  
Overtime
$37.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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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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$19,833 - $112,888  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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Job Description for Guitarist

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Guitarist

Pay by Experience for a Guitarist has a positive trend. An entry-level Guitarist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 7 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Guitarist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Guitarist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 10 salaries. A Guitarist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Guitarist

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
30%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Guitarist Salaries

Late-Career
▲25%

Experienced
▲21%

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
$56,000

Entry-Level
▼46%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%
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