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Musician salary in United States

How much does a Musician make in the United States?

Average base salary


The average salary for a musician is $53,152 per year in the United States. 1.2k salaries reported, updated at June 27, 2022.

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Top companies for Musicians in United States

  1. TGM Associates
    22 reviews5 salaries reported
    $100,000per year
  2. $59,479per year
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Highest paying cities for Musicians in United States

  1. Washington, DC
    $83,851 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Houston, TX
    $57,863 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. Los Angeles, CA
    $53,327 per year
    207 salaries reported
  1. Denver, CO
    $49,049 per year
    18 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $40,788 per year
    10 salaries reported
  3. Atlanta, GA
    $40,726 per year
    6 salaries reported
  1. New York, NY
    $39,477 per year
    9 salaries reported
  2. Miami, FL
    $35,998 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. Baltimore, MD
    $31,661 per year
    7 salaries reported
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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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