Salary is one factor that leads to overall satisfaction in a career.
After graduation, music therapy graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $79,661, while the bottom 20% make closer to $40,938. The median grad salary is $57,107.
Music Therapy graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in music therapy is $35,827, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $46,791.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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