Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Music Teacher make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

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Industry

$74,452 / yrTotal Pay
$45,410 / yrBase Pay
$29,043 / yrAdditional Pay

$74,452

 / yr
$32K$364K
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The estimated total pay for a Music Teacher is $74,452 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $45,410 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 $29,043 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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Some related job titles are Director of Choral Music Salaries with median pay of $69,802, Elementary Music Teacher Salaries with median pay of $80,424, Music Education Teacher Salaries with median pay of $89,409, Public School Music Teacher Salaries with median pay of $84,438.

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New York City Department of Education
3.6

New York City Department of Education

Music Teacher

$95,516

 /yr
Range: $54K - $111K

$54K

$111K

$54,349 - $110,757 Range

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WyzAnt
4.1

WyzAnt

Music Teacher - Hourly

$30

 /hr
Range: $30 - $30

$30

$30

$30 - $30 Range

Guitar Center
3.1

Guitar Center

Music Teacher

$33,115

 /yr
Range: $31K - $42K

$31K

$42K

$30,907 - $41,549 Range

La Petite Academy
2.8

La Petite Academy

Music Teacher

$36,661

 /yr
Range: $35K - $42K

$35K

$42K

$34,766 - $42,310 Range

School of Rock
3.6

School of Rock

Music Teacher - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $13 - $26

$13

$26

$13 - $26 Range

Bach to Rock
4.0

Bach to Rock

Music Teacher - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $15 - $24

$15

$24

$15 - $24 Range

Orchepia School Of Music
2.0

Orchepia School Of Music

Music Teacher - Hourly

$39

 /hr
Range: $36 - $39

$36

$39

$36 - $39 Range

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Orchepia School Of Music
2.0

$72,803

 /yr
Range: $61K - $82K

$61K

$82K

$60,597 - $81,688 Range

Childtime Learning Center
2.9

$38,436

 /yr
Range: $37K - $48K

$37K

$48K

$36,648 - $48,115 Range

Chicago Public Schools
3.3

$64,951

 /yr
Range: $59K - $73K

$59K

$73K

$59,342 - $72,764 Range

Music & Arts
3.2

Music & Arts

Music Teacher - Hourly

$34

 /hr
Range: $10 - $74

$10

$74

$10 - $74 Range

School District of Philadelphia
2.8

$50K

$99K

$49,812 - $99,036 Range

Fusion Academy
3.7

Fusion Academy

Music Teacher - Hourly

$9

$35

$9 - $35 Range

Guitar Center
3.1

Guitar Center

Music Teacher - Hourly

$9

$35

$9 - $35 Range

Music & Arts
3.2

Music & Arts

Music Teacher - Hourly Contractor

$44

 /hr
Range: $12 - $69

$12

$69

$12 - $69 Range

Nobel Learning Communities
2.7

$48,647

 /yr
Range: $46K - $54K

$46K

$54K

$45,735 - $54,089 Range

Miami Dade Public Schools
3.6

$49,927

 /yr
Range: $46K - $55K

$46K

$55K

$46,000 - $54,800 Range

Dallas Independent School District
3.3

$53K

$72K

$53,296 - $72,374 Range

BASIS.ed
3.4

BASIS.ed

Music Teacher

$50,498

 /yr
Range: $40K - $62K

$40K

$62K

$39,513 - $62,336 Range

Duval County Public Schools
3.3

$49,401

 /yr
Range: $47K - $64K

$47K

$64K

$47,300 - $64,224 Range

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Recent User Submitted Salaries for Music Instructor in United States of America

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$16

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Music Instructor with 1 to 3 years of experience

$109,357

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Elementary Music Teacher with more than 15 years of experience

$55,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Classical Guitar Teacher with 1 to 3 years of experience

$84,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Board Certified Music Therapist with 4 to 6 years of experience

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$28

/hrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Music Educator with 10 to 14 years of experience

$57,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$1,500/yr

10 days ago by a Music Teacher with 1 to 3 years of experience

$22

/hrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Music Teacher with 1 to 3 years of experience

$19

/hrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Music Teacher with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Music Teacher salaries

The national average salary for a Music Teacher is $54,581 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Music Teacher salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 876 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Music Teacher employees.

The highest salary for a Music Teacher in United States is $79,715 per year.

The lowest salary for a Music Teacher in United States is $37,372 per year.

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