Music artist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Music artist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Illinois $70,360
Pennsylvania $66,197
Nevada $86,174
Massachusetts $69,014
New York $64,813
South Carolina $77,085
Connecticut $75,962
Florida $54,038
Georgia $65,541
California $63,669
Hawaii $74,277
New Mexico $69,430
Missouri $55,931
New Jersey $55,515
District of Columbia $64,272
Arkansas $53,539
Texas $49,566
Michigan $47,320
Minnesota $55,578
Rhode Island $54,288
Ohio $48,485
Colorado $50,898
Oregon $45,406
Maryland $20,280
Alabama $45,864
Iowa $44,678
Louisiana $40,539
Montana $33,280
Kansas $35,422
Nebraska $30,805

How do music artist salaries compare to similar careers?

Music artists earn 6% more than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than talent directors but more than conductors.

Career Median Salary
Talent director salary $72K
Piano accompanist salary $47K
Singer salary $59K
Music teacher salary $69K
Musician salary $58K
Music artist salary $59K
Music business manager salary $32K
Audio engineer salary $52K
Composer salary $50K
Conductor salary $50K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)