$65k $65k
120k 120k
10.8% 10.8%
3.3/5 3.3/5
Masters Masters

How much does a Music Teacher make in New York?

Average Music Teacher Yearly Salary in New York

Music Teachers earn a median salary of $81,310 per year.

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

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Employment Type Mix

37%
Full-Time
63%
Part-Time

Source: Sokanu user data. View more Music Teacher demographics

Salary Satisfaction

3.1
SCORE
455
RATINGS
Music Teachers average a score of 3.1 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Music Teachers in the 60th percentile of salary satisfaction.

Source: Sokanu user data. View more Music Teacher satisfaction

How to Become a Music Teacher

Think you might be interested in becoming a Music Teacher? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good music teacher? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • Johns Hopkins University | Baltimore, MD
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
    • American University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Certificate, Bachelors
    • University of Maryland-Baltimore County | Baltimore, MD
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Maryland-College Park | College Park, MD
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
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Music Teacher Earnings by Seniority

Senior Music Teacher Earnings

Senior Music Teachers in New York earn:

N/A an hour $142,810
per year
Experienced Music Teacher Earnings

Experienced Music Teachers in New York earn:

N/A an hour $81,310
per year
Junior Music Teacher Earnings

Junior Music Teachers in New York earn:

N/A an hour $53,840
per year
Starting Music Teacher Earnings

Starting Music Teachers in New York earn:

N/A an hour $38,750
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Music Teacher salary comparison

Music Teachers earn more than 86% percent of Education & Childcare careers in New York. Music Teacher salaries are in the top 70% of all careers in New York.

Principal Salary in New York $112k
Music Teacher Salary $89k
Nurse Educator Salary in New York $81k
Special Education Teacher Salary in New York $75k
Professor Salary in New York $64k
Physical Education Teacher Salary in New York $61k
Kindergarten Teacher Salary in New York $60k
Health Educator Salary in New York $50k
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in New York $41k
Library Assistant Salary in New York $28k
Childcare Worker Salary in New York $25k
Source:

Historical salary for Music Teachers in New York

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

Should I be a Music Teacher?

Think you might be interested in becoming a Music Teacher? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good music teacher? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • Johns Hopkins University | Baltimore, MD
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
    • American University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Certificate, Bachelors
    • University of Maryland-Baltimore County | Baltimore, MD
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Maryland-College Park | College Park, MD
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
  3. Get Hired
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