Musician Salary in the United States

How much does a Musician make in the United States? The average Musician salary in the United States is $45,335 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $35,500 and $55,792. 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. 

Salary range for a Musician
$35,500 to $55,792
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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....

Source: Wikipedia (as of 09/06/2019). Read more from Wikipedia

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Job Openings for Musician
Amelia Music Studio -
What will you do? + Teach beginner to intermediate piano. + Teach woodwinds & brass if able (not required). + Work with a variety of ages (4-18yo). + Encourage students to love music. Requirements ...
LinkedIn - 3 days ago
Friendship Central School - Friendship , NY
Friendship CSD is seeking NYS Certified candidates for a K-12 Music Teacher position. Qualifications: NYS Certification required. Deadline: 12-17-19 EOE For details & how to apply visit: Reply to ... - 2 days ago
Center Stage Music School - Garner , NC
Piano Teacher Center Stage Music School is looking for a new piano instructor to take over an existing body of students. The ideal applicant has an outgoing personality, enjoys teaching, and loves ...
barefoot student - 6 days ago
4/4 School of Music - Bothell , WA
More than 10,000 music students have chosen to study with our teachers over the years. You should be part of our fantastic faculty. If you are looking for a rewarding career sharing your passion for ...
barefoot student - 1 day ago
Meta Music Education - Sandy Springs , GA
... a musician that loves teaching while broadening their own skill set in the process. We have been called a "maker space" for music education and have developed a flexible curriculum that makes ...
ZipRecruiter - 3 days ago
Anna First Baptist Church - Anna , IL
Full-time Youth and Music Minister. Blended worship style. First Baptist Church of Anna, Illinois. Send letter of application, resume, and 3 letters of recommendation to: Terry Grissom, Chair ...
Lee Enterprises - 8 days ago
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Musician in the United States. The base salary for Musician ranges from $35,500 to $55,792 with the average base salary of $45,335. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $36,219 to $56,908 with the average total cash compensation of $46,240.

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