The average salary for a Music Teacher is $40,512 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Piano, Curriculum Planning, Music Teacher, and music education.

$28,671 - $63,365
$29K
$41K
$63K
MEDIAN: $40,512
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$13.26 - $58.58
$13
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MEDIAN: $29.27
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$28,671 - $63,365  
   
Bonus
$481.02 - $5,106  
Total Pay (?
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$28,627 - $80,238  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 481
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$13.26 - $58.58  
   
Hourly Tips
$7.69  
Overtime
$31.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$481.02 - $5,106  
   
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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$28,627 - $80,238  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | 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: $42,128

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Key Stats for Music Teacher

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.
036
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Music Teacher Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 36%

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$42,000


Skills That Affect Music Teacher Salaries

Piano
up arrow 34%

Curriculum Planning
up arrow 22%

Music Teacher
up arrow 14%

music education
up arrow 12%

musician
0%

National Average
$42,000


MUSIC
up arrow 5%

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
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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