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Musician salary in United States

How much does a Musician make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $52,690
Low $32,171
High $86,295

The average salary for a musician is $52,690 per year in the United States. 1.2k salaries reported, updated at September 19, 2023

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Top companies for Musicians in United States

  1. U.S. Marine Corps
    28,349 reviews5 salaries reported
    $55,510per year
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Highest paying cities for Musicians near United States

  1. Long Beach, CA
    $53,413 per year
    55 salaries reported
  2. Pasadena, CA
    $53,411 per year
    50 salaries reported
  3. Glendale, CA
    $53,411 per year
    28 salaries reported
  1. Burbank, CA
    $53,411 per year
    26 salaries reported
  2. Los Angeles, CA
    $53,378 per year
    212 salaries reported
  3. New York, NY
    $46,638 per year
    7 salaries reported
  1. Houston, TX
    $43,757 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Flint, MI
    $35,614 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. Nashville, TN
    $31,132 per year
    5 salaries reported
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Where can a Musician earn more?

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Salary satisfaction

Based on 55 ratings

45% of Musicians in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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