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 about the same as related careers in New Jersey. On average, they make less than music teachers but more than DJs.

Career Median Salary
Music teacher salary $75K
Talent agent salary $74K
Audio engineer salary $56K
Composer salary $64K
Conductor salary $64K
Music artist salary $56K
Singer salary $56K
Musician salary $56K
Music therapist salary $58K
DJ salary $51K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)