Musician Salary

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The average yearly salary for Musician is $60,350. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Musician, you could expect a starting pay rate of $49,700 annually. As is true for most jobs and careers, you can expect your hourly pay rate or salary to increase as you gain experience and the longer you are employed with the same employer. You could potentially make an average income of around $71,000 after several years on the job with increased wages. When pursuing your career of choice, you should compare salaries of similar professions and factor in variables such as health benefits and potential for raises and promotions over time.


Yearly Musician Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Musician Salary

$48,280 - $72,420

Starting Yearly Musician Salary

$39,760 - $59,640

Top Yearly Musician Salary

$56,800 - $85,200

Monthly Musician Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Musician Salary

$4,023 - $6,035

Starting Monthly Musician Salary

$3,313 - $4,970

Top Monthly Musician Salary

$4,733 - $7,100

Hourly Musician Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Musician Salary

$22 - $32

Starting Hourly Musician Salary

$18 - $27

Top Hourly Musician Salary

$25 - $38


Musician Gender and Age Stats


Some professions tend to be geared toward various age groups of workers and certain genders more than others. The average Musician age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of Musician are male in the United States, and 51% of the Musician are female in the United States.

National Salary Data for Musician


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