Music Teacher salary in the United States

Average salary
Based on 4,367 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Music Teachers make?
The average total salary for a Music Teacher is $42,500 per year. This is based on data from 4,367 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Music Teacher and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Music Teacher salary can vary between $17,500 to $76,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Music Teacher salary by location

Music Teacher salary by company

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Montgomery County Public Schools, Montgomery County, MD
11 income tax records
$28K – $91K
Chicago Public Schools, Cook County, IL
15 income tax records
$50K – $78K
Fairfax County Public Schools, Fairfax County, VA
15 income tax records
$23K – $67K

Music Teacher demographics in United States

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61% are single
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39% are married
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22% have kids
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41% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Music Teachers in United States

4,367 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a music teacher in the United States is $42,500 per year. Music teacher salaries in the United States can vary between $17,500 to $76,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 4,367 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as music teacher.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for music teachers in the United States: Montgomery County Public Schools ($77,500 a year), Chicago Public Schools ($63,500 a year), and Fairfax County Public Schools ($50,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for music teachers in the United States: Poughkeepsie Metro Area, NY ($57,500 a year), McAllen Metro Area, TX ($57,000 a year), and Allentown Metro Area, PA ($56,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.