Musician salary in US Midwest Region

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Based on 573 income tax records
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The average total salary for a Musician is $32,000 per year. This is based on data from 573 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Musician and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Musician salary can vary between $16,000 to $91,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Musician salary by company

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Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, US Midwest Region
13 income tax records
$55K – $97K
Kansas City Symphony, US Midwest Region
12 income tax records
$54K – $87K
US Department Of Defense, US Midwest Region
10 income tax records
$24K – $51K

Musician demographics in US Midwest Region

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60% are single
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40% are married
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21% have kids
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51% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Musicians in US Midwest Region

573 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a musician in US Midwest Region is $32,000 per year. Musician salaries in US Midwest Region can vary between $16,000 to $91,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 573 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as musician.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for musicians in US Midwest Region: Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra ($87,000 a year), Kansas City Symphony ($63,500 a year), and US Department of Defense ($33,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for musicians in US Midwest Region: Kansas City Metro Area, MO ($47,500 a year), Indianapolis Metro Area, IN ($39,000 a year), and St. Louis Metro Area, MO ($38,000 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.