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How much does a Music Teacher make in California?

Average Music Teacher Yearly Salary in California

Music Teachers earn a median salary of $80,590 per year. Salaries typically start from $42,730 and go up to $144,060.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Employment Type Mix

39%
Full-Time
61%
Part-Time

Source: Sokanu user data. View more Music Teacher demographics

Salary Satisfaction

3.1
SCORE
545
RATINGS
Music Teachers average a score of 3.1 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Music Teachers in the 59th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Music Teacher Earnings by Seniority

Top End Music Teacher Earnings

The highest earning Music Teachers in California earn:

N/A an hour $144,060
per year
Senior Music Teacher Earnings

Senior Music Teachers in California earn:

N/A an hour $109,010
per year
Experienced Music Teacher Earnings

Experienced Music Teachers in California earn:

N/A an hour $80,590
per year
Junior Music Teacher Earnings

Junior Music Teachers in California earn:

N/A an hour $57,790
per year
Starting Music Teacher Earnings

Starting Music Teachers in California earn:

N/A an hour $42,730
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Music Teacher salary comparison

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Historical salary for Music Teachers in California

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
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