Musician earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Musician salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alabama $46,015
Arkansas $52,320
Arizona $27,040
California $63,669
Colorado $50,898
Connecticut $75,962
District of Columbia $64,272
Florida $54,038
Georgia $65,541
Hawaii $79,280
Iowa $42,751
Illinois $61,950
Kansas $35,232
Louisiana $40,539
Massachusetts $69,014
Maryland $20,280
Michigan $47,320
Minnesota $55,578
Missouri $55,931
Montana $33,280
North Carolina $45,727
Nebraska $30,805
New Jersey $55,515
New Mexico $69,430
Nevada $86,174
New York $64,813
Ohio $48,485
Oregon $45,406
Pennsylvania $66,768
Rhode Island $54,288
South Carolina $77,085
Tennessee $39,054
Texas $66,789
Virginia $27,000
Washington $25,480

How do musician salaries compare to similar careers?

Musicians earn 7% more than similar careers in Georgia. On average, they make less than talent directors but more than audio engineers.

Career Median Salary
Talent director salary $73K
Music teacher salary $67K
Music artist salary $66K
Musician salary $66K
Conductor salary $65K
Composer salary $65K
Audio engineer salary $59K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)