Average Music Teacher Salary

$43,133
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,500
Bonus
$5,000
Commission
$25,500
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The average salary for a Music Teacher is $43,133.
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$29k
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$43k
90%
$70k
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$29k - $70k
Bonus
$102 - $10k
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$0 - $26k
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$29k - $87k
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Job Satisfaction for Music Teacher

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Popular Employer Salaries for Music Teacher

The top respondents for the job title Music Teacher are from the companies New Way Learning Academy.Reported salaries are highest at New Way Learning Academy where the average pay is $37,600. New Way Learning Academy pays the lowest at around $37,600.

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What Are Popular Skills for Music Teachers?

Skills in Childhood Education, Performer, Curriculum Planning and Activities for Children are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Instrument Control.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Music Teachers?

An entry-level Music Teacher with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $38,007 based on 64 salaries. An early career Music Teacher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,314 based on 290 salaries. A mid-career Music Teacher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,362 based on 192 salaries. An experienced Music Teacher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,390 based on 223 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $56,000.
Employees with Music Teacher in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 30.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (19.7% more) and Chicago, Illinois (19.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (9.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 934 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.9%
Early Career
31.0%
Mid Career
20.6%
Experienced
23.9%
Late Career
17.7%