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Teacher Music Salary

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Salary Data for Teacher Music

$53,936 (USD)/yr

$26 (USD)/hr

$1,090 (USD)/yr

$53,297 (USD)/yr

$26 (USD)/hr

$1,090 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Teaches individuals or groups instrumental or vocal music in public or private school. Plans daily classroom work based on teaching outline prepared for course of study to meet curriculum requirements. Evaluates students' interests, aptitudes, temperament, and individual characteristics to determine suitable instrument for beginner. Sings or plays instrument to demonstrate musical scales, tones, and rhythm. Instructs students in music theory, harmony, score and sight reading, composition, music appreciation, and provides individual or group vocal and instrumental lessons using technical knowledge, aesthetic appreciation, and prescribed teaching techniques. Conducts group rehearsals and instructs and coaches members in their individual parts, in fundamentals of musicianship, and ensemble performance.
The average teacher music salary in United States is $53,936 or an equivalent hourly rate of $26. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,090. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$39,506 (USD)

$66,008 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$62,526 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Teacher Music will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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