How much does a Music Professor make in the United States? The average Music Professor salary in the United States is $93,801 as of August 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $76,101 and $146,201. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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25% $76,101 10% $59,986 90% $193,908 75% $146,201 $93,801 50%(Median)
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The Music Professor develops and designs curriculum plans to foster student learning, stimulate class discussions, and ensures student engagement. Teaches courses in the discipline area of music. Being a Music Professor collaborates and supports colleagues regarding research interests and co-curricular activities. Provides tutoring and academic counseling to students, maintains classes related records, and assesses student coursework. In addition, Music Professor typically reports to a department head. Requires a PhD or terminal degree appropriate to the field. Has considerable experience and is qualified to teach at undergraduate and graduate levels and initiates research and case studies in field of interest and may publish findings in trade journals or textbooks. Provides intellectual leadership and has made significant contributions to the field. May offer independent study opportunities and mentoring to students. Typically this individual is a leader in the field and has been published. (Copyright 2021

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