The average pay for a Music Educator is $43,904 per year.
Music Educator Total Pay (?
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$27,600 - $68,523
(Median)
28K
44K
51K
69K
MEDIAN: $43,904
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Music Educator Total Pay (?
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$14.00 - $79.50
(Median)
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22
41
80
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$27,600 - $68,523  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,182  
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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$27,923 - $81,478  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 72
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$14.00 - $79.50  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,182  
   
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).
)
$27,923 - $81,478  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 72
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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.
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 55%
Experienced
up arrow 4%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$44,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 21%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
59%
female alumni
 
Male
41%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 25%
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