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 about the same as related careers in Connecticut. On average, they make less than audio engineers but more than composers.

Career Median Salary
Audio engineer salary $86K
Music teacher salary $87K
Talent director salary $70K
Music artist salary $76K
Musician salary $76K
Singer salary $76K
Conductor salary $50K
Composer salary $50K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)