Lyricist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Lyricist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Texas $17,000
California $17,900

How do lyricist salaries compare to similar careers?

Lyricists earn 9% less than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than talent agents.

Career Median Salary
Talent agent salary $39K
Music promoter salary $31K
Piano tuner salary $36K
Composer salary $29K
Audio engineer salary $32K
Lyricist salary $26K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)