Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Music Therapist is $21.92
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Music Therapists?
An early career Music Therapist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $22.89 based on 230 salaries. A mid-career Music Therapist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.63 based on 89 salaries. An experienced Music Therapist …Read more
What Do Music Therapists Do?
Music therapists visit with patients individually or as a group to conduct music therapy such as singing, listening to music, playing musical instruments, and/or moving to music, among others. These therapists' duties vary based on their employer and position, and the ability to meet the client population's needs using best practices and effective techniques is needed. For example, a music therapist employed by a hospice facility is generally required to coordinate with caregivers, pastoral …Read more