A Music Teacher earns an average salary of $40,795 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Curriculum Planning, Piano, and musician.

$28,933 - $66,067
(Median)
$29K
$41K
$66K
MEDIAN: $40,795
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$13.26 - $57.66
(Median)
$13
$29
$58
MEDIAN: $29.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$28,933 - $66,067  
   
Bonus
$479.71 - $5,152  
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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$28,870 - $81,565  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 506
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$13.26 - $57.66  
   
Hourly Tips
$7.69  
Overtime
$31.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$479.71 - $5,152  
   
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).
)
$28,870 - $81,565  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 142
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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: $42,578

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Experience Affects Music Teacher Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%

Experienced
up arrow 26%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$43,000


Skills That Affect Music Teacher Salaries

Curriculum Planning
up arrow 21%

Piano
up arrow 17%

musician
up arrow 13%

music education
up arrow 6%

National Average
$43,000

Childhood Education
up arrow 2%

MUSIC
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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