Music Education Careers
Careers in Music Education
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.
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: $32,530 to $122,360
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: $30 to $120/hour
Alternate Titles: Music Administrator
Job Description: Coordinates curriculum and activities of musical teaching staff.
Salary: $25,000 to $56,000+
Alternate Titles: Librarian
Job Description: Catalogs and orders music for the orchestra, assists Conductor by copying scores and sheet music.