Salary for Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers

Also known as:  Ballet Professor, Graphic Design Professor, Music Professor, Photography Professor, Piano Performance and Pedagogy Professor, Piano Professor, Scene and Lighting Design Lecturer, Stagecraft Professor, Theatre Professor, Voice Professor helps arts and communications professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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Postsecondary art, drama and music teachers explain and demonstrate artistic techniques via lectures, and create and grade assignments and exams designed to reinforce the techniques being taught. These professionals may provide career advice and information, and prepare students for exams, assessments and performances. They must stay abreast of new developments in their respective fields, and communicate this knowledge to students. Professionals in these occupations normally have Master's degrees in related areas.

An Postsecondary Art, Drama, or Music Teacher earns an average wage of between 56000 and 84000 depending on education and experience. Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary will normally receive an average wage of Seventy Three Thousand Two Hundred dollars per year.

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary can get the best pay in New York, where they earn salary pay of close to $93620.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 38.75 percent nationwide in that time.
Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers tend to make the most in the following industries
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $77,700
Educational Services $70,850
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Educational Services $70,850
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $77,700