Music Teacher Salary

The average salary for a Music Teacher is $40,350 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Piano, Curriculum Planning, and Music Teacher.

$27,151 - $65,908
$27K
$41K
$66K
MEDIAN: $40,793
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50%
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$13.80 - $58.84
$14
$30
$59
MEDIAN: $29.57
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$0$84K
Salary $27,151 - $65,908
Bonus $50.00 - $4,500
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).
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$27,553 - $84,906
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 399
Hourly Data $0$76
Hourly Rate $13.80 - $58.84
Hourly Tips $4.85
Overtime $30.00
Annual Data $0$84K
Bonus $50.00 - $4,500
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).
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$27,553 - $84,906
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 145

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Pay by Experience Level for Music Teacher

Pay by Experience for a Music Teacher has a positive trend. An entry-level Music Teacher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 297 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Music Teacher with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 158 salaries. An experienced Music Teacher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 164 salaries. A Music Teacher with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 86 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $43,314

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Music Teacher Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Music Teacher?

Music Teacher in Houston:
"Wonderful."
Pros: Teaching young students and older students.
Cons: Longer hours than other teachers.

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Key Stats for Music Teacher

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 71 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
17%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Music Teacher Salaries

Late-Career
▲34%

▲16%

▲3%

National Average
$43,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Music Teacher Salaries

Piano
▲30%

Curriculum Planning
▲19%

Music Teacher
▲10%

music education
▲4%

National Average
$43,000

musician
▼3%


▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 71 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 32%
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