We decided to bring you a list of the best states for jobs for music therapists, considering how big the profession is in the United States. Music therapist positions are available in every area, but not all places are the same -- they do not offer the same wages, benefits, time off, etc. Our research shows that California is the best state in the country for music therapists. The most common schools for music therapists are Berklee College of Music, SUNY College at New Paltz, and Florida State University, and the most common majors are rehabilitation science and music.
California is the best state for jobs for music therapists, and Alabama is the worst. The most common pay in California is $69,021, while the median pay in Alabama is $36,249. A music therapist will most commonly be promoted to music teacher.
Here are the best states for Music Therapists in 2020: