Average Art, Drama, or Music Teacher, Postsecondary Salary

$45,159
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$2,000
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The average salary for an Art, Drama, or Music Teacher, Postsecondary is $45,159.
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$31k
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$45k
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$73k
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MEDIAN $45,159
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Salary
$31k - $73k
Bonus
$491 - $4k
Total Pay
$32k - $105k

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Job Description for Art, Drama, or Music Teacher, Postsecondary

Art, Drama, or Music Teacher, Postsecondary Tasks
  • Explain and demonstrate specific techniques to students.
  • Prepare and deliver lectures on topics such as acting, art, and music.
  • Evaluate and grade student performances, projects, assignments, and work.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Art, Drama, or Music Teacher, Postsecondary. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Art, Drama, or Music Teacher, Postsecondary
Music Teacher
Middle School Teacher
Dance Professor
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Art, Drama, or Music Teacher, Postsecondary

Skills that pay less than market rate include Public Speaking, Mentoring, Leadership and Curriculum Planning.

Pay by Experience Level for Art, Drama, or Music Teacher, Postsecondary

An entry-level Art, Drama, or Music Teacher, Postsecondary with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $38,000 based on 7 salaries. An early career Art, Drama, or Music Teacher, Postsecondary with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,203 based on 37 salaries. A mid-career Art, Drama, or Music Teacher, Postsecondary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,779 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Art, Drama, or Music Teacher, Postsecondary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,292 based on 24 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $64,330.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Art, Drama, or Music Teacher, Postsecondary in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 3.5% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (5.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 114 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.1%
Early Career
32.5%
Mid Career
21.1%
Experienced
21.1%
Late Career
19.3%