MUSICIAN SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$80,000
$37,000
Min 10%
$80,000
Median 50%
$173,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Carnival Cruise Line
Highest Paying City
Brooklyn Center, MN
Highest Paying State
North Dakota
Average Experience Level
5.2 years
How much does a musician make?
The national average salary for a Musician in the U.S. is $80,930 annually or $38.91 hourly. While the top 10 percent make over $173,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $37,000. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Musicians are Hospitality companies and Professional companies. The best states for high paying Musician jobs are North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, Nebraska, and Wyoming. The typical employment in the position spans 5.2 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Pianist
$80,939
Violinist
$80,945

Average Musician Salary By Company

If you are a Musician, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Hospitality companies and Professional companies have the most job opportunities for Musicians. Companies like Carnival Cruise Line or New media will get you the highest pay packages. In addition, companies like House of Blues Entertainment and Northeast Georgia Health System report highly competitive salaries for Musicians.

Average Musician Salary By Location

As a Musician in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $80,930 per year or $38.91 per hour. Working in Brooklyn Center, MN as a Musician will pay you the highest wages at around $163,247 per year. Not only that, Brooklyn Center, MN also has an average entry-level salary of $104,000. North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, Nebraska, and Wyoming are the highest paying states. New York, New Jersey, Oregon, California, and Florida are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Brooklyn Center, MN
$163,247
2
Tulsa, OK
$157,903
3
Memphis, TN
$156,702
4
Gainesville, GA
$150,002
5
Houston, TX
$144,344

RECENTLY ADDED Musician SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
09/25/2019
$74,349
VIBO Music School
Musician
03/22/2019
$79,076