Music teacher earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Music teacher salary by state

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

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 distance learning coordinators but more than physical education teachers.

Career Median Salary
Distance learning coordinator salary $83K
School psychologist salary $77K
Piano accompanist salary $47K
Nurse educator salary $73K
Singer salary $59K
Music teacher salary $69K
Musician salary $58K
Music artist salary $59K
Professor salary $65K
Physical education teacher salary $63K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)