Music teacher earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Music teacher salary by state

State Name Average Salary
California $41,387
Texas $49,616
New York $45,760
Illinois $45,880
Washington $52,000
Utah $36,400
Pennsylvania $31,200
Tennessee $36,500

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 live sound engineers but more than high school teachers.

Career Median Salary
Live sound engineer salary $32K
Music business manager salary $38K
School counselor salary $42K
Music therapist salary $48K
Musician salary $37K
Music teacher salary $43K
Music producer salary $34K
Physical education teacher salary $39K
Career counselor salary $41K
High school teacher salary $43K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)