Music Instructor Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$49,000
$30,000
Min 10%
$49,000
Median 50%
$80,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
The University of Kansas
Highest Paying City
San Jose, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
3.4 years
How much does a music instructor make?
As a Music Instructor in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $49,530 per year or $23.81 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $80,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $30,000. Education companies and Non Profits companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The best states for high paying Music Instructor jobs are California, Connecticut, Delaware, Nevada, and New Hampshire. Most Music Instructors spend 3.4 years in the position.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Instructor
$59,963
Professor
$126,733

Average Music Instructor Salary By Location

Music Instructors in the United States of America make on average $49,530 a year or $23.81 per hour. San Jose, CA reports the highest annual salary for Music Instructors at 71,497. Not only that, San Jose, CA also has an average entry-level salary of $30,000. California, Connecticut, Delaware, Nevada, and New Hampshire are the highest paying states. Arkansas, Hawaii, South Carolina, Oklahoma, and West Virginia have the lowest reported salaries for Music Instructors.

Map of Music Instructor Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Music Instructors earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Music Instructor Salary By Company

If you are a Music Instructor, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Music Instructors are Education companies and Non Profits companies. The University of Kansas and Covenant College are the best paying companies for Music Instructors. In addition, companies like University of Arkansas at Little Rock and Thomas report highly competitive salaries for Music Instructors.

Average Music Instructor Pay By Industry

Music Instructor salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Retail companies, Manufacturing companies, and Hospitality companies tend to have the highest salaries for Music Instructors. Salaries for Music Instructors in Retail companies average $56,266 annually, while Manufacturing companies and Hospitality companies pay $51,167 and $51,051, respectively. The average salary for Music Instructors in the Non Profits industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $46,009.
Industry
Average Salary
Retail
Retail
$56,266
$56k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$51,167
$51k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$51,051
$51k
Education
Education
$50,099
$50k
Non Profits
Non Profits
$46,009
$46k

Music Instructor Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Music Instructor Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
South Suburban Park & Recreation
Music Instructor
04/14/2020
$25,566
Music Instructor
03/21/2020
$25,566
The Salvation Army-Metro Division
Kroc: Music Instructor
03/19/2020
$41,740
Alamance Community College
Music Instructor
03/12/2020
$51,480
Salvation Army USA
Kroc: Music Instructor
03/08/2020
$41,740
Butte-Glenn Community College District
Music Instructor
02/27/2020
$53,826
The Victoria College
Music Instructor
01/24/2020
$59,484
Salvation Army USA
Music Instructor
01/08/2020
$41,740
State Center Community College District-Fresno
Music Instructor
12/25/2019
$57,320
Salvation Army USA
Music Instructor
12/18/2019
$41,740
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