Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Music Teacher make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$52,181 / yrTotal Pay
$48,638 / yrBase Pay
$3,543 / yrAdditional Pay

$52,181

 / yr
$31K$88K
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Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Music Teacher is $52,181 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $48,638 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 $3,543 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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Related Job Titles

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Some related job titles are Director of Choral Music Salaries with median pay of $50,312, Elementary Music Teacher Salaries with median pay of $56,284, Music Education Teacher Salaries with median pay of $52,463, Public School Music Teacher Salaries with median pay of $57,068.

Top Paying Companies

For a Music Teacher in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Music Teacher in United States. Employers include VI DOE, WyzAnt and New York City Department of Education.

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VI DOE
VI DOE
$87,037/yr
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Glassdoor Economist Pay Overview

What is the pay outlook for Education?

Job growth in education remains steady, with modest growth in salaries and greater opportunities for workers with STEM specialization or those with advanced degrees. Opportunities are likely to persist with the projected rise in student enrollment in the coming years. Jobs are often reliant upon state and local budgets with public sector benefits being an attractive feature for many job-seekers.

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Music Teacher

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$68,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Music Teacher

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$46,500

/yr

$45K | $2K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Piano Teacher

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$45

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Piano Teacher

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$20

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Middle School Band Teacher

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$2,700

/mo

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Music Teacher

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$36,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday

Music Teacher pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Music Teacher is $48,638 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Music Teacher salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2325 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Music Teacher employees.

The highest salary for a Music Teacher in United States is $81,829 per year.

The lowest salary for a Music Teacher in United States is $28,910 per year.

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