Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Music Educator is $44,943
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Music Educators?
An early career Music Educator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,000 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Music Educator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39,305 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Music Educator with …Read more
What Do Music Educators Do?
A music educator is a teacher who specializes in teaching the performance and appreciation of music, either instrumentally or vocally. In elementary schools, music educators help provide early foundations for creative expression and knowledge of music and identify children who may have aptitude and talent for music and performance in order to nurture these gifts. In middle and high schools, music educators may specialize in bands, choral work, or higher-level music theory.
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- Instruct students individually or in groups using a variety of teaching methods.
- Conduct individual workshops or demonstrations on specific skills or topics.
- Adapt teaching materials or techniques according to student needs.
- Observe students to determine ability and limitations, and offer corrections or advice on improvement.