Musician Salary in the United States

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 26, 2019, 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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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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 $17 to $27 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $22.

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