The average wage for a composer in California is around $12.98 per hour.
This is 58% below the national average. Updated in 2017.
Composers earn an average hourly wage of $12.98. Salaries typically start from $5.00 per hour and go up to $28.00 per hour.
Composer earnings by seniority
Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.
Composer salary by state
|State Name||Average Salary|
How do composer salaries compare to similar careers?
|Audio engineer salary||$31K|
|Music teacher salary||$33K|
Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)