Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $39,769; however, pay rises to approximately $49K after five to 10 years. Earnings total $51K after one to two decades. Music Therapists' salaries shift downward after two decades on the job, averaging $49K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up about one in five of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 5 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 6 percent. Between one and nine years of experience is the norm for people in this field—most of those surveyed fit this bill.