Music Educator Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Music Educator is $43,467 per year.
Music Educator Total Pay (?
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$28,419 - $68,523
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51K
69K
MEDIAN: $43,466
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Music Educator Total Pay (?
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$14.49 - $61.28
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$28,419 - $68,523  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,900  
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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$29,123 - $82,310  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 84
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$14.49 - $61.28  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,900  
   
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).
)
$29,123 - $82,310  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 84
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Job Description for Music Educator
  • Adapt teaching materials or techniques according to student needs.
  • Observe students to determine ability and limitations, and offer corrections or advice on improvement.
  • Instruct students individually or in groups using a variety of teaching methods.
  • Conduct individual workshops or demonstrations on specific skills or topics.

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Pay by Experience Level for Music Educator
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Music Educator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 42%
Experienced
up arrow 6%
National Average
$44,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
up arrow 18%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
62%
female alumni
 
Male
38%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 25% employee benefits None: 22%
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