Music Education & Instrument Making and Repair


Music Education & Instrument Making and Repair

Category: Music Education

Job Title Studio Teacher
Salary $30-$120/hour
Beginning teachers in the Boston area frequently charge $30/hr.
Additional Information Lesson fee should reflect amount of teaching experience and the going rate in a region.

Job Title Assistant Professor (Full-time, tenure track position)
Salary Private Institution Average: $43,614 per year
Public Institution Average: $43,812per year
example: $40,000 to $50,000 per year - Assistant Professor of Violin and Chamber Music - University of the Pacific
Additional Information Salary depends on the size of the institution, budget, & reputation of the teacher.

Job Title Public School Teacher (Elementary & Secondary Music Teachers)
Salary $20,675-$60,000 per year $30,719 per year - average salary for new teachers
Additional Information Teaching in a public school requires state certification. Schools are supported largely by property taxes so schools in wealthier communities are typically able to pay more.


Category: Instrument Making and Repair

Job Title Instrument Maker
Salary $15,000-$65,000/year
Additional Information Training or apprenticeship programs are required. Pay scale depends on the quality of the work, reputation, and amount of experience

Job Title Piano Tuner
Salary $90-95/hour - standard rate (Boston)
Additional Information Training or apprenticeship programs are required. Pay scale depends on the quality of the work, reputation, and amount of experience

Job Title Instrument Repair Technician
Salary $9-$55/hour
Additional Information Training or apprenticeship programs are required. Pay scale depends on the quality of the work, reputation, and amount of experience