Average Musician or Singer Salary in New York, New York

$44,005
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$1,400
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The average salary for a Musician or Singer in New York, New York is $44,005.
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MEDIAN $44,005
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Salary
$20k - $161k
Bonus
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$21k - $248k

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Job Description for Musician or Singer

Musician or Singer Tasks
  • Perform songs within a designated genre in front of an audience.
  • Rehearse, practice and learn new music alone and in groups.
  • Work with other musicians, the public and management to ensure a high quality experience.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Musician or Singer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Musician or Singer
Web Developer
Music Director
Music Teacher
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Pay by Experience Level for Musician or Singer

An early career Musician or Singer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $35,493 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Musician or Singer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,966 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Musician or Singer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $50,868.
Employees with Musician or Singer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 33.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (11.3% more) and San Francisco, California (2.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Las Vegas, Nevada (9.1% less), Nashville, Tennessee (8.2% less) and Austin, Texas (2.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 59 survey responses.
Early Career
25.4%
Mid Career
23.7%
Experienced
28.8%
Late Career
22.0%