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 about the same as related careers in Utah. On average, they make less than professors but more than kindergarten teachers.

Career Median Salary
Professor salary $81K
Nurse educator salary $81K
Distance learning coordinator salary $59K
Physical education teacher salary $61K
Talent director salary $61K
Music teacher salary $61K
High school teacher salary $61K
Teacher salary $56K
Elementary school teacher salary $60K
Kindergarten teacher salary $49K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)