The average pay for a Guitarist is $36.44 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$19,704 - $44,000
$25K
MEDIAN: $24,814
50%

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$24.24 - $61.28
$24
$36
$61
MEDIAN: $36.44
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$24,814  
   
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: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$24.24 - $61.28  
   
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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$19,760 - $117,107  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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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

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

Key Stats for Guitarist

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
036
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
36%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Guitarist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$61,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 33%

Entry-Level
up arrow 51%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

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