Music teacher earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Music teacher salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alabama $58,442
Arkansas $53,840
Arizona $61,242
California $100,050
Colorado $55,400
Connecticut $87,430
District of Columbia $80,640
Delaware $63,120
Florida $63,850
Georgia $66,740
Hawaii $61,960
Iowa $77,251
Idaho $64,388
Illinois $62,770
Indiana $64,288
Kansas $64,537
Kentucky $66,485
Louisiana $56,740
Massachusetts $79,170
Maryland $69,790
Maine $63,090
Michigan $72,390
Minnesota $67,320
Missouri $70,720
Mississippi $59,130
Montana $56,020
North Carolina $61,060
North Dakota $59,900
Nebraska $64,190
New Hampshire $81,490
New Jersey $75,310
New Mexico $49,340
Nevada $42,770
New York $78,520
Ohio $69,290
Oklahoma $54,660
Oregon $65,980
Pennsylvania $67,468
Puerto Rico $35,840
Rhode Island $73,520
South Carolina $56,740
South Dakota $59,850
Tennessee $54,440
Texas $71,520
Utah $71,160
Virginia $57,590
Vermont $50,400
Washington $61,280
Wisconsin $68,330
West Virginia $50,860
Wyoming $59,330

How do music teacher salaries compare to similar careers?

Music teachers earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than nurse educators but more than high school teachers.

Career Median Salary
Nurse educator salary $75K
Music artist salary $63K
Musician salary $57K
Professor salary $65K
Physical education teacher salary $63K
Music teacher salary $59K
Conductor salary $52K
Audio engineer salary $53K
Composer salary $52K
High school teacher salary $59K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)