How much does a Music Teacher make in the United States?

Average Music Teacher Yearly Salary in the United States

Music Teachers earn an average yearly salary of $58,636. Salaries typically start from $25,534 and go up to $102,253.

Average Music Teacher Hourly Wage in the United States

Music Teachers earn an average hourly wage of $28.19. Hourly wages typically start from $12.28 and go up to $49.16.

Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Employment Type Mix

39%
Full-Time
61%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

3.1
SCORE
852
RATINGS
Music Teachers average a score of 3.1 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Music Teachers in the 56th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Music Teacher Earnings by Seniority

Top End Music Teacher Earnings

The highest earning Music Teachers in the United States earn:

$49.16
an hour
$102,253.4
per year
Senior Music Teacher Earnings

Senior Music Teachers in the United States earn:

$34.55
an hour
$71,867.4
per year
Experienced Music Teacher Earnings

Experienced Music Teachers in the United States earn:

$24.36
an hour
$50,662.7
per year
Junior Music Teacher Earnings

Junior Music Teachers in the United States earn:

$17.29
an hour
$35,964.9
per year
Starting Music Teacher Earnings

Starting Music Teachers in the United States earn:

$12.28
an hour
$25,534.0
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Music Teacher Salary Comparison

Music Teachers earn more than 84% percent of similar careers in the United States.

Distance Learning Coordinator Salary $84k
School Psychologist Salary $76k
Nurse Educator Salary $73k
Professor Salary $68k
Talent Agent Salary $66k
Music Teacher Salary $58k
Conductor Salary $58k
Audio Engineer Salary $56k
Piano Accompanist Salary $53k
Composer Salary $53k
Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

Music Teacher salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Music Teacher Salary in New York $53.50 $111,283.7 # 1
Music Teacher Salary in Massachusetts $46.58 $96,880 # 2
Music Teacher Salary in Maine $45.57 $94,790 # 3
Music Teacher Salary in California $44.77 $93,128.7 # 4
Music Teacher Salary in New Hampshire $43.27 $90,010 # 5
Music Teacher Salary in Florida $42.45 $88,290 # 6
Music Teacher Salary in Maryland $41.71 $86,750 # 7
Music Teacher Salary in Ohio $40.87 $85,010 # 8
Music Teacher Salary in Rhode Island $39.43 $82,010 # 9
Music Teacher Salary in District of Columbia $38.67 $80,440 # 10
Music Teacher Salary in Illinois $38.20 $79,463.2 # 11
Music Teacher Salary in Arizona $37.93 $78,890 # 12
Music Teacher Salary in Nebraska $35.90 $74,670 # 13
Music Teacher Salary in Minnesota $35.72 $74,300 # 14
Music Teacher Salary in New Jersey $35.41 $73,660 # 15
Music Teacher Salary in Connecticut $35.19 $73,190 # 16
Music Teacher Salary in Indiana $34.99 $72,780 # 17
Music Teacher Salary in Kentucky $34.81 $72,400 # 18
Music Teacher Salary in Oregon $34.72 $72,220 # 19
Music Teacher Salary in Iowa $34.45 $71,660 # 20
Music Teacher Salary in Missouri $34.43 $71,610 # 21
Music Teacher Salary in New Mexico $33.94 $70,600 # 22
Music Teacher Salary in Michigan $33.94 $70,590 # 23
Music Teacher Salary in Virginia $33.10 $68,840 # 24
Music Teacher Salary in Utah $32.91 $68,460 # 25
Music Teacher Salary in Delaware $32.29 $67,170 # 26
Music Teacher Salary in Kansas $32.20 $66,970 # 27
Music Teacher Salary in Pennsylvania $32.12 $66,815.4 # 28
Music Teacher Salary in Hawaii $31.86 $66,260 # 29
Music Teacher Salary in Wisconsin $31.86 $66,260 # 30
Music Teacher Salary in Idaho $31.40 $65,310 # 31
Music Teacher Salary in North Dakota $31.25 $64,990 # 32
Music Teacher Salary in Washington $30.97 $64,410.8 # 33
Music Teacher Salary in South Dakota $30.00 $62,410 # 34
Music Teacher Salary in North Carolina $29.90 $62,200 # 35
Music Teacher Salary in Georgia $29.84 $62,070 # 36
Music Teacher Salary in Alabama $29.72 $61,810 # 37
Music Teacher Salary in Vermont $29.32 $60,980 # 38
Music Teacher Salary in Texas $28.83 $59,973.2 # 39
Music Teacher Salary in Arkansas $28.65 $59,590 # 40
Music Teacher Salary in Wyoming $28.57 $59,420 # 41
Music Teacher Salary in United States $28.19 $58,635.5 # 42
Music Teacher Salary in Mississippi $27.96 $58,160 # 43
Music Teacher Salary in Louisiana $27.01 $56,190 # 44
Music Teacher Salary in Colorado $27.00 $56,170 # 45
Music Teacher Salary in South Carolina $26.58 $55,290 # 46
Music Teacher Salary in West Virginia $26.25 $54,610 # 47
Music Teacher Salary in Nevada $26.22 $54,530 # 48
Music Teacher Salary in Oklahoma $26.16 $54,410 # 49
Music Teacher Salary in Tennessee $25.39 $52,820 # 50
Music Teacher Salary in Montana $24.00 $49,920 # 51
Music Teacher Salary in Puerto Rico $18.09 $37,620 # 52