Average Music Director with People Management Skills Salary

$40,158
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$1,000
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The average salary for a Music Director with People Management skills is $40,158.
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MEDIAN $40,158
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Salary
$20k - $69k
Bonus
$247 - $8k
Total Pay
$20k - $71k

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Job Description for Music Director

Music Director Tasks
  • Conduct and direct instrumental or vocal performance for musical performance groups including orchestras, and choirs.
  • Transcribe or rearrange musical compositions to fit the performance group.
  • Plan and schedule rehearsals and performances.

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Popular Skills for Music Director

Skills in Team Leadership and Organizational Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Leadership, Worship Planning and Leading and Performer.

Pay by Experience Level for Music Director

An early career Music Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $35,610 based on 37 salaries. A mid-career Music Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,993 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Music Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,916 based on 65 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $39,474.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 209 survey responses.
Early Career
17.7%
Mid Career
22.0%
Experienced
31.1%
Late Career
29.2%