Becoming a Musical Instrument Repairers And Tuner via Online Education?

At the very least, online education can help you lay a foundation and/or open up alternate career paths. Kent State University, one of the highest ranking online schools, is a US school (accredited) offering music courses to train individuals to become top-notch musicians, producers, vocalists, guitarists, pianists, concert pianists, music producers, music technologists, musical instrument repairers and tuners, etc. Currently, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics there are 80,790 people employed as art, drama, and music teachers alone in America, and their average annual salary is $68,230. Music directors and composers make on average $53,410 per year and there are about 14,330 of them employed today. Colleges and universities like Kent State University that provide online education are successfully launching workers into this field.

Musical Instrument Repairers And Tuner Salary Information

Category: Art, drama, and music teachers, postsecondary

Total # Employed in the US 80,790
Average Yearly Salary $68,230
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$32,700 $44,560 $60,400 $82,590 $112,340
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
0.2% 0.7% 2.7% 2.3% 15.3% 34.6% 44.2%
Art, drama, and music teachers, postsecondary — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Alabama - $55,160
Arkansas - $48,920
California - $49,480
Colorado - $89,520
Connecticut - $53,660
Delaware - $74,860
Florida - $68,540
Hawaii - $58,280
Idaho - $57,650
Indiana - $54,650
Iowa - $44,320
Kansas - $47,840
Kentucky - $57,230
Louisiana - $60,500
Maine - $49,530
Maryland - $59,710
Massachusetts - $49,830
Michigan - $71,870
Mississippi - $70,680
Missouri - $90,020
Montana - $62,640
Nebraska - $64,960
Nevada - $51,870
New Hampshire - $58,790
New Jersey - $46,020
New Mexico - $54,000
New York - $51,100
North Carolina - $65,060
North Dakota - $76,630
Ohio - $53,300
Oklahoma - $93,620
Oregon - $57,530
Pennsylvania - $52,830
South Carolina - $63,820
South Dakota - $40,660
Tennessee - $65,240
Utah - $64,650
Virginia - $81,130
Washington - $60,440
West Virginia - $57,020
Wisconsin - $63,960
Wyoming - $64,700
Guam - $56,620
Puerto Rico - $56,560


Category: Music directors and composers

Total # Employed in the US 14,330
Average Hourly Wage: $25.68/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$10.33 $15.49 $21.68 $29.63 $40.87
Average Yearly Salary $53,410
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$21,480 $32,210 $45,090 $61,630 $85,020
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
4.8% 15.4% 21.2% 5.0% 30.7% 19.3% 3.7%
Music directors and composers — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
New York $47.7/hr $99,210
Colorado $34.22/hr $71,190
North Dakota $30.3/hr $63,030
Oklahoma $28.83/hr $59,970
Delaware $28.54/hr $59,370
Nebraska $28.27/hr $58,810
Florida $27.79/hr $57,810
Ohio $27.23/hr $56,640
Missouri $26.24/hr $54,580
Idaho $26.15/hr $54,390
Mississippi $25.85/hr $53,760
Wyoming $25.73/hr $53,530
Kentucky $25.46/hr $52,960
Indiana $25.21/hr $52,440
Montana $25.18/hr $52,360
Hawaii $24.43/hr $50,820
Washington $23.94/hr $49,790
South Carolina $23.53/hr $48,930
Connecticut $23.52/hr $48,910
Kansas $22.78/hr $47,390
Tennessee $21.97/hr $45,700
Massachusetts $21.48/hr $44,690
Utah $21.09/hr $43,860
Maine $20.99/hr $43,650
Alabama $20.81/hr $43,280
California $20.8/hr $43,250
Virginia $20.36/hr $42,360
Wisconsin $20.31/hr $42,250
Oregon $20.24/hr $42,110
Nevada $20.2/hr $42,020
New Mexico $19.41/hr $40,370
Louisiana $19.19/hr $39,910
Arkansas $18.76/hr $39,020
South Dakota $18.75/hr $39,010
New Jersey $14.51/hr $30,180


Category: Musicians and singers

Total # Employed in the US 47,260
Average Hourly Wage: $29.1/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$8.04 $12.64 $22.36 $37.09 $58.9
Average Yearly Salary $0
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
4.8% 15.4% 21.2% 5.0% 30.7% 19.3% 3.7%
Musicians and singers — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary


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