Music teacher earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Music teacher salary by state

State Name Average Salary
New York $45,760
Illinois $45,880
Washington $52,000
Texas $49,460
California $33,000
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 career counselors.

Career Median Salary
Live sound engineer salary $32K
Education administrator salary $46K
School counselor salary $42K
Musician salary $38K
Singer salary $38K
Music teacher salary $44K
Physical education teacher salary $41K
Music therapist salary $48K
Music producer salary $36K
Career counselor salary $42K