Music artist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Music artist salary by state

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

How do music artist salaries compare to similar careers?

Music artists earn 18% less than similar careers in Nebraska. On average, they make less than talent directors but more than DJs.

Career Median Salary
Talent director salary $47K
Composer salary $44K
Conductor salary $44K
Music therapist salary $39K
Announcer salary $32K
Musician salary $31K
Music artist salary $31K
Singer salary $31K
DJ salary $21K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)