Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Music Director/Composer make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

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$53,898 / yrTotal Pay
$49,613 / yrBase Pay
$4,285 / yrAdditional Pay

$53,898

 / yr
$32K$91K
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The estimated total pay for a Music Director/Composer is $53,898 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $49,613 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $4,285 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Submitted

Date of Time

Music Director, Music Specialist

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$51,000

/yr

Submitted7 days ago

10-14 years
7 days ago
Radio Personality/Music Director

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$120,000

/yr

$80K | $40K

Submitted8 days ago

15+ years
8 days ago
Director of A&R

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$136,000

/yr

$125K | $11K

Submitted18 days ago

7-9 years
18 days ago
Vocal Music Director

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$38,000

/yr

Submitted20 days ago

1-3 years
20 days ago
Director, A&R

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$118,000

/yr

$100K | $18K

Submitted27 days ago

1-3 years
27 days ago
Radio Personality/Music Director

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$34,611

/yr

Submitted31 days ago

10-14 years
31 days ago

Music Director/Composer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Music Director/Composer is $49,613 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Music Director/Composer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Music Director/Composer employees.

The highest salary for a Music Director/Composer in United States is $83,078 per year.

The lowest salary for a Music Director/Composer in United States is $29,628 per year.

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