Music Teacher Salary

The average salary for a Music Teacher is $40,350 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Piano, Curriculum Planning, and Music Teacher.

$28,790 - $61,982
$29K
$40K
$62K
MEDIAN: $40,350
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90%

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$13.02 - $58.35
$13
$29
$58
MEDIAN: $28.81
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$28,790 - $61,982  
   
Bonus
$479.20 - $7,316  
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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$28,569 - $79,506  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 447
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$13.02 - $58.35  
   
Hourly Tips
$7.69  
Overtime
$20.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$479.20 - $7,316  
   
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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$28,569 - $79,506  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 135
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Pay by Experience Level for Music Teacher

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,869

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Key Stats for Music Teacher

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Music Teacher Salaries

Late-Career
▲38%

▲20%

▲7%

National Average
$42,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Music Teacher Salaries

Piano
▲35%

Curriculum Planning
▲23%

Music Teacher
▲14%

music education
▲8%

musician
▲1%

National Average
$42,000


▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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