Professional Musician Salary

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The average yearly salary for Professional Musician is $61,200. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Professional Musician, you could expect a starting pay rate of $50,400 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 $72,000 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 Professional Musician Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Professional Musician Salary

$48,960 - $73,440

Starting Yearly Professional Musician Salary

$40,320 - $60,480

Top Yearly Professional Musician Salary

$57,600 - $86,400

Monthly Professional Musician Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Professional Musician Salary

$4,080 - $6,120

Starting Monthly Professional Musician Salary

$3,360 - $5,040

Top Monthly Professional Musician Salary

$4,800 - $7,200

Hourly Professional Musician Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Professional Musician Salary

$22 - $33

Starting Hourly Professional Musician Salary

$18 - $27

Top Hourly Professional Musician Salary

$26 - $39


Professional 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 Professional Musician age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of Professional Musician are male in the United States, and 51% of the Professional Musician are female in the United States.

National Salary Data for Professional Musician


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