Salary for Music Therapists

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Also known as:  Art Therapist, Auriculotherapist, Educational Therapist, Hydrotherapist, Music Therapist, Peripatologist

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A Music Therapist will usually earn a compensation of around $34,270 and $96,160 depending on experience and talent. usually receive a salary of sixty-two thousand and ninety dollars annually.

can obtain the highest salaries in Kentucky, where they can receive an average salary rate of close to $93,290. This group of people have the highest pay levels in Management of Companies and Enterprises, where they can receive normal pay levels of $82,580.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 31.85 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Music Therapists tend to make the most in the following industries:

Management of Companies and Enterprises
$82,580
Educational Services
$77,010
Public Administration
$74,630
Health Care and Social Assistance
$59,870
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$52,390
Retail Trade
$38,150

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Retail Trade
$38,150
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$52,390
Health Care and Social Assistance
$59,870
Public Administration
$74,630
Educational Services
$77,010
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$82,580