Pianist Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Pianist is $25.64 per hour.
Pianist Total Pay (?
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$10,975 - $61,079
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $19,773
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Pianist Total Pay (?
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$10.14 - $96.96
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$10,975 - $61,079  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $518  
Total Pay (?
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$13,756 - $129,674  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 85
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $96.96  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $518  
   
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).
)
$13,756 - $129,674  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 85
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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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Experience Affects Pianist Salaries

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%
Late-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$42,000
Experienced
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
70%
female alumni
 
Male
30%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
46%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 9% dental benefits Dental: 9%
vision benefits Vision: 6% employee benefits None: 91%
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