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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Musician make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$60,679 / yrTotal Pay
$41,916 / yrBase Pay
$18,763 / yrAdditional Pay

$60,679

 / yr
$28K$248K
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The estimated total pay for a Musician is $60,679 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $41,916 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 $18,763 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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$60,921

 / yr

$49,419

 / yr

$44,329

 / yr

$3,732

 / mo

$59,019

 / yr

$3,888

 / mo

$3,592

 / mo

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$3,570

 / mo

$3,312

 / mo

$45,460

 / yr

$2,960

 / mo

$3,509

 / mo

$3,745

 / mo

$4,090

 / mo

$3,735

 / mo

$63,800

 / yr

$3,891

 / mo

$3,984

 / mo

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 / mo

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 / yr
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Location

Total Pay

Basic Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Accompanist

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$25

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Musician

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$100

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Musician

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$100,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Musician

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$17

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Voice Talent

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$25

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Professional Musician

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$3,000

/mo

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Orchestra Musician

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$2,650

/mo

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Showband Musician

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$3,000

/mo

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Musician/Songwriter

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$25,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

4-6 years
2 days ago

Musician pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Musician is $41,916 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Musician salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 665 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Musician employees.

The highest salary for a Musician in United States is $68,789 per year.

The lowest salary for a Musician in United States is $25,541 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Musician or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Musician.