Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for piano teachers in the United States. Our estimates are verified against BLS, Census, and current job openings data for accuracy. After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:

  • There are over 13,568 piano teachers currently employed in the United States.
  • 75.4% of all piano teachers are women, while 24.6% are men.
  • The average age of an employed piano teacher is 46 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of piano teachers is White (64.1%), followed by Asian (14.1%), Hispanic or Latino (9.7%) and Black or African American (6.8%).
  • Piano teachers are most in-demand in Tampa, FL.
  • The media industry is the highest-paying for piano teachers.
  • Yonkers, NY pays an annual average wage of $65,932, the highest in the US.
  • In 2021, women earned 97% of what men earned.
  • 16% of all piano teachers are LGBT.
  • Massachusetts is the best state for piano teachers to live.
  • Piano teachers are 49% more likely to work at private companies in comparison to education companies.

Piano Teacher Statistics By Gender

75.4% of piano teachers are women and 24.6% of piano teachers are men.

  • Female, 75.4%
  • Male, 24.6%

Piano Teachers By Gender

GenderPercentages
Female75.4%
Male24.6%

Gender Pay Gap For Piano Teacher

Women Earn 97¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men

male-income
Male Income
$50,074
female-income
Female Income
$48,640

Piano Teacher Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the piano teacher position over time.

Male
Female
100%
80%
60%
40%
20%
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2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021

Piano Teacher Gender By Year

YearMaleFemale
201025.02%74.98%
201125.42%74.58%
201225.18%74.82%
201324.85%75.15%
201424.01%75.99%
201524.63%75.37%
201624.38%75.62%
201724.82%75.18%
201824.39%75.61%
201924.08%75.92%
202023.60%76.40%
202124.55%75.45%

Piano Teacher Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, hvac/r instructor and assistant professor of air conditioning and refrigeration have the biggest difference in gender.

Job TitleMaleFemale
Aesthetics Instructor8%92%
Cosmetology Instructor9%91%
Adjunct Nursing Faculty9%91%
Piano Teacher25%75%
Diesel Technology Instructor97%3%
Assistant Professor Of Air Conditioning And Refrigeration97%3%
Hvac/R Instructor97%3%

Piano Teacher Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among piano teachers is White, which makes up 64.1% of all piano teachers. Comparatively, there are 14.1% of the Asian ethnicity and 9.7% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity.

  • White, 64.1%
  • Asian, 14.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 9.7%
  • Black or African American, 6.8%
  • Unknown, 4.9%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.4%

Piano Teacher Race

Piano Teacher RacePercentages
White64.1%
Asian14.1%
Hispanic or Latino9.7%
Black or African American6.8%
Unknown4.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native0.4%

Piano Teacher Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2010-2019 among piano teachers.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Piano Teacher Race By Year

YearWhiteBlack or African AmericanAsianHispanic or Latino
201070.58%6.96%12.05%7.87%
201170.27%6.80%12.78%7.63%
201269.86%7.10%12.65%7.87%
201369.00%7.46%12.93%8.12%
201469.09%7.08%12.60%8.51%
201567.54%7.31%13.55%8.80%
201668.03%7.23%13.27%8.69%
201767.11%6.98%14.44%8.74%
201868.89%6.72%12.76%8.94%
201967.23%6.99%13.71%9.46%
202065.30%6.69%13.35%9.62%
202164.15%6.82%14.14%9.74%

Piano Teacher Wage Gap By Race

Asian piano teachers have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american piano teachers have the lowest average salary at $49,493.
$52,000
$51,000
$50,000
$49,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
EthnicitySalary
Unknown$49,893
White$49,938
Black or African American$49,493
Asian$50,969
Hispanic or Latino$50,090

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Average Age of a Piano Teacher

We determined the average age of piano teachers based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Piano Teacher Age By Race

RaceMale AgeFemale Age
Black or African American4945
Unknown44.544
Asian4141
Hispanic or Latino4341
White4846
American Indian and Alaska Native5448

Piano Teacher Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of piano teacher employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of piano teachers is 40+ years old, which represents 67% of the population.

40+ years

30-40 years

20-30 years


Piano Teacher Age

Piano Teacher YearsPercentages
40+ years67%
30-40 years21%
20-30 years11%

Types of Piano Teacher Degree Levels

The most common degree for piano teachers is bachelor's degree 69% of piano teachers earn that degree. A close second is master's degree with 14% and rounding it off is associate degree with 8%.

  • Bachelors, 69%
  • Masters, 14%
  • Associate, 8%
  • High School Diploma, 5%
  • Other Degrees, 4%

Piano Teachers By Education

Piano Teacher DegreePercentages
Bachelors69%
Masters14%
Associate8%
High School Diploma5%
Other Degrees4%

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Piano Teacher Wage Gap By Education

$59,000
$57,000
$55,000
$53,000
$51,000
$49,000
Master's Degree
Doctorate Degree
EducationSalary
Master's Degree$50,858
Doctorate Degree$58,468

Piano Teacher Employment Statistics

This section highlights information about where piano teachers work. We found most piano teachers work for a private company. In addition, the industry that employs the most piano teachers is the education industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire piano teachers.

< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Piano Teacher Jobs By Employer Size

Company SizePercentages
< 50 employees14%
50 - 100 employees28%
100 - 500 employees33%
500 - 1,000 employees7%
1,000 - 10,000 employees11%
> 10,000 employees7%

The Types Of Companies Piano Teacher Work In

Employees with the piano teacher job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most piano teachers prefer to work at private companies over education companies.

Education

Public

Private

Government

Piano Teacher Jobs By Sector

Company TypePercentages
Education41%
Public6%
Private49%
Government4%

Top Industries Hiring Piano Teachers

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ piano teachers. Those industries include education, media and retail.

Education

Media

Retail

Non Profits

Hospitality

Piano Teacher Turnover And Employment Statistics

Piano Teacher Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of piano teachers changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Piano Teacher Unemployment Rate By Year

YearPiano Teacher Unemployment Rate
20103.13%
20113.11%
20123.14%
20133.31%
20142.86%
20152.61%
20162.42%
20172.51%
20182.40%
20192.23%
20202.58%
20212.98%

The Average Number of Years That Piano Teacher Stay in a Job

By looking over 3,319 piano teachers resumes, we figured out that the average piano teacher enjoys staying at their job for 11+ years for a percentage of 26%.

Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Piano Teacher Tenure

Number or YearsPercentages
Less than 1 year11%
1-2 years24%
3-4 years14%
5-7 years16%
8-10 years9%
11+ years26%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Piano Teachers with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to piano teachers.

Job TitleLGBTJob Openings
Assistant Lecturer6.04%3,178
Second Grade Teacher9.52%68,635
Reference Librarian10.75%1,058
Special Educator11.12%62,545
Library Technician13.69%24,941
Piano Teacher15.52%-
Curriculum Specialist16.25%1,583

Piano Teacher LGBT Demographics

ProfessionPercentages of LGBT Job Openings
Assistant Lecturer6.04%3,178
Second Grade Teacher9.52%68,635
Reference Librarian10.75%1,058
Special Educator11.12%62,545
Library Technician13.69%24,941
Curriculum Specialist16.25%1,583

Foreign Languages Spoken By Piano Teachers

The most common foreign language among piano teachers is Spanish at 26.4%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 15.3% and Chinese is the third-most popular at 8.5%.

  • Spanish, 26.4%
  • French, 15.3%
  • Chinese, 8.5%
  • German, 7.8%
  • Mandarin, 7.8%
  • Other, 34.2%

Piano Teacher Languages Spoken

Foreign LanguagePercentages
Spanish26.4%
French15.3%
Chinese8.5%
German7.8%
Mandarin7.8%
Other34.2%

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Where Do Piano Teachers Earn The Most?

Piano teachers earn the most in New York, where the average piano teacher salary is $65,736. The map here shows where piano teachers earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Which State Has The Most Piano Teachers?

By looking through more than 3,319 resumes, we found that the most popular places for piano teachers are New York, NY and Los Angeles, CA.

Number of Piano Teachers

Number Of Piano Teacher Jobs By State

RankStateNumber of JobsAverage Salary
1California1,702$62,103
2Texas1,665$51,035
3Illinois1,266$50,331
4Florida1,264$57,319
5New Jersey957$48,518
6New York897$65,736
7Pennsylvania889$57,972
8North Carolina763$56,167
9Georgia696$52,250
10Maryland675$53,326
11Massachusetts668$64,736
12Virginia650$52,828
13Ohio641$48,824
14Michigan613$56,901
15Colorado594$38,287
16Minnesota589$51,419
17Indiana529$47,688
18Washington401$51,119
19Missouri398$49,341
20Tennessee369$48,651
21South Carolina361$46,209
22Wisconsin313$45,828
23Oklahoma283$42,932
24Oregon233$61,323
25Kansas232$41,143
26Iowa227$49,229
27New Mexico209$44,224
28Nebraska169$53,922
29Louisiana169$52,190
30New Hampshire167$51,156
31Alabama153$54,516
32Arizona146$50,431
33Utah137$52,910
34Arkansas132$52,161
35Kentucky126$45,114
36District of Columbia112$65,021
37Montana108$45,771
38Nevada101$41,677
39Mississippi98$52,515
40Idaho93$57,035
41Delaware91$49,611
42Connecticut77$61,403
43Rhode Island53$50,768
44Vermont40$48,030
45Maine40$44,985
46Wyoming36$38,683
47West Virginia22$31,753
48North Dakota20$50,476
49Alaska19$57,043
50South Dakota17$45,699
51Hawaii10$45,586

Piano Teacher Demographics FAQs

How Many Piano Teacher Are There In The Us?

There are over 13,568 Piano Teachers in the United States.

What Percentage Of Piano Teachers Are Black?

6.8% of Piano Teachers are Black or African American

What Race Are Most Piano Teachers?

Most a are White, with 64.1% of Piano Teachers belonging to this ethnicity. 14.1% of Piano Teachers are Asian, 9.7% of Piano Teachers are Hispanic or Latino, 6.8% of Piano Teachers are Black or African American, 4.9% of Piano Teachers are Unknown, and 0.4% of Piano Teachers are American Indian and Alaska Native

Are Piano Teacher Jobs Male - Dominated?

No, Piano Teacher jobs are not male - dominated. 75% of Piano Teachers are female, and 24% are male, so there are more female Piano Teachers than male Piano Teachers in the United States.

How Old Is The Average Piano Teacher?

The average Piano Teacher is 46 years old. 67% of Piano Teachers are 40+ years old or older, 21% are between the ages of 30-40 years, and 11% are between 20-30 years old

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