Piano Teacher Demographics and Statistics In The US
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
Gender Pay Gap For Piano Teacher
Women Earn 97¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men
Piano Teacher Gender Over Time
This data shows how men and women predominate in the piano teacher position over time.
Piano Teacher Gender By Year
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.
|Adjunct Nursing Faculty||9%||91%|
|Diesel Technology Instructor||97%||3%|
|Assistant Professor Of Air Conditioning And Refrigeration||97%||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 Race||Percentages|
|Hispanic or Latino||9.7%|
|Black or African American||6.8%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||0.4%|
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.
- Hispanic or Latino
- Black or African American
Piano Teacher Race By Year
|Year||White||Black or African American||Asian||Hispanic or Latino|
Piano Teacher Wage Gap By Race
|Black or African American||$49,493|
|Hispanic or Latino||$50,090|
Piano Teacher JOBS
Average Age of a Piano Teacher
We determined the average age of piano teachers based on ethnicity and gender.
Piano Teacher Age By Race
|Race||Male Age||Female Age|
|Black or African American||49||45|
|Hispanic or Latino||43||41|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||54||48|
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.
Piano Teacher Age
|Piano Teacher Years||Percentages|
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 Degree||Percentages|
|High School Diploma||5%|
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Piano Teacher Wage Gap By Education
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.
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
Piano Teacher Jobs By Employer Size
|< 50 employees||14%|
|50 - 100 employees||28%|
|100 - 500 employees||33%|
|500 - 1,000 employees||7%|
|1,000 - 10,000 employees||11%|
|> 10,000 employees||7%|
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.
Piano Teacher Jobs By Sector
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.
Piano Teacher Industry Statistics
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
|Year||Piano Teacher Unemployment Rate|
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
Piano Teacher Tenure
|Number or Years||Percentages|
|Less than 1 year||11%|
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 Title||LGBT||Job Openings|
|Second Grade Teacher||9.52%||68,635|
Piano Teacher LGBT Demographics
|Profession||Percentages of LGBT||Job Openings|
|Second Grade Teacher||9.52%||68,635|
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
Piano Teacher Jobs
Recently Added Piano Teacher Jobs
Piano Teacher Heatmaps
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.
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 Teacher Jobs By State
|Rank||State||Number of Jobs||Average Salary|
|36||District of Columbia||112||$65,021|