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 $95,510
Connecticut $83,550
Rhode Island $78,610
Oregon $77,860
New Hampshire $77,440
Vermont $77,440
Minnesota $77,170
District of Columbia $75,940
New Jersey $75,840
Georgia $75,600
Louisiana $64,660
Pennsylvania $64,430
Ohio $64,100
Washington $64,030
Idaho $63,900
Indiana $63,900
Massachusetts $63,900
Maryland $63,900
North Carolina $63,900
Nebraska $63,800
Kentucky $63,740
Maine $63,740
Missouri $63,740
New Mexico $63,740
Arizona $63,670
Delaware $63,120
Illinois $63,030
North Dakota $62,260
Florida $62,060
Michigan $62,060
Texas $61,930
Wyoming $61,930
Alabama $61,760
Wisconsin $61,760
Colorado $61,580
Montana $61,580
South Carolina $61,580
Tennessee $61,550
Iowa $61,380
Utah $61,120
Oklahoma $60,780
Mississippi $60,630
Arkansas $60,240
South Dakota $59,850
Nevada $59,050
Virginia $57,590
Kansas $50,960
Hawaii $49,330
West Virginia $38,810
Alaska $38,700
Puerto Rico $37,110
California $126,040

How do music teacher salaries compare to similar careers?

Music teachers earn 6% less than similar careers in Connecticut. On average, they make less than talent directors but more than high school teachers.

Career Median Salary
Talent director salary $82K
Talent agent salary $80K
Nurse educator salary $97K
Distance learning coordinator salary $84K
Physical education teacher salary $80K
Music teacher salary $84K
Professor salary $77K
Elementary school teacher salary $79K
Kindergarten teacher salary $78K
High school teacher salary $78K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)