Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $22K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $29K on average. Martial Arts Instructors who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $32K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $41K.