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Pianist Salary

The average rate for a Pianist is $25.79 per hour.
$10,608 - $60,928
(Median)
11K
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30K
61K
MEDIAN: $19,518
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$9.93 - $76.60
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$10,608 - $60,928  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $520  
Total Pay (?
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$12,793 - $125,921  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 37
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$9.93 - $76.60  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $520  
   
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).
)
$12,793 - $125,921  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 48
United States (change)

Job Description for Pianist

  • Transpose music between keys and styles to suit various needs.
  • Demonstrate and build upon a repertoire of music for piano.
  • Perform and practice piano pieces individually or in a group for live audiences.
  • Advertise and promote musical endeavors through media disseminations.

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Pay by Experience Level for Pianist

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

Experience Affects Pianist Salaries

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$43,000

Late-Career
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
46%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 11% dental benefits Dental: 9%
vision benefits Vision: 5% employee benefits None: 89%