Music Education Careers

Careers in Music Education

Music Teacher

Alternate Titles: Music Instructor

Job Description: Music Teachers provide instruction in music performance and theory. They can teach one-on-one or in a group setting. Some teachers specialize in only one instrument, while others instruct pupils in a range of different instruments.

Salary: $35,000 average

Become a Music Teacher

College, Conservatory, or University Music Teacher

Alternate Titles: Music Teacher, Professor, Instructor

Job Description: Educates in music theory, history, composition, and/or new advances.

Salary: $27,000 to $75,000+

Become a College, Conservatory, or University Music Teacher

Private Instrument Teacher

Alternate Titles: Studio Teacher, Guitar Teacher, Piano Teacher, Vocal Teacher, Instrument Teacher

Job Description: Instructs and teaches students how to play a specific instrument in a one on one or small group setting.

Salary: $25,000 to $60,000+

Become a Private Instrument Teacher

Music Supervisor

Alternate Titles: Music Administrator

Job Description: Coordinates curriculum and activities of musical teaching staff.

Salary: $32,000 to $79,000+

Become a Music Supervisor

Music Librarian

Alternate Titles: Librarian

Job Description: Catalogs and orders music for the orchestra, assists conductor by copying scores and sheet music.

Salary: $25,000 to $75,000+

Become a Music Librarian

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