How much does a Musician make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Musician in the United States is $22 as of September 25, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $17 and $27. Hourly rate 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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What is a Musician?

A Musician is a person who plays a musical instrument or is musically talented. Anyone who composes, conducts, or performs music is referred to as a Musician. A Musician who plays a musical instrument is also known as an instrumentalist. Musicians can specialize in any musical style, and some musicians play in a variety of different styles depending on cultures and background. Examples of a Musician's possible skills include performing, conducting, singing, rapping, producing, composing, arranging, and the orchestration of music....

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Christian Career Center - Lebanon , VA
This individual will be musically gifted, spiritually mature, and a biblically grounded Christian who can direct worship. Music and Worship Responsibilities 1. Work with the Senior Pastor to plan ...
ZipRecruiter - 63 days ago
The Father's House Community Outrea - Petersburg , VA
ob Description The successful candidate will direct the musical education for the children of the Development Center vocally; and to introduce instrumental skills and appreciation for the performing ...
ZipRecruiter - 46 days ago
Virginia Beach family needs a part-time tutor for Musical Instruments. I am looking for someone to teach piano, violin, and voice to my 2 daughters ages 5 and 12, in my home. Preferably Tuesday and ... - 14 days ago
Test Prep, Computers, English, Musical Instruments, Math, Science, Other. - 13 days ago
Pizza Hut - Virginia Beach , VA
Independence, good music and great food - with tips! Sound good? Besides your smile, energy and reliable set of wheels, here's what you'll need for this job: Requirements Job skills/requirements: The ...
NPC International - 9 days ago
Domino's Pizza - Troutville , VA
Ready to make some money? Start delivering with Dominos. If you have some serious side-hustleOR you are looking to start your career with the #1 Pizza Brand on the planet Dominos is the place for you ...
Agency Feed - ZipApply - 31 days ago
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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Musician in the United States. The average hourly rate for Musician ranges from $17 to $27 with the average hourly pay of $22. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $18 to $28 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $23.

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