Music Director and Composers Salary Information in Arkansas

The average annual and hourly salaries for music directors and composers in the state of Arkansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of music directors and composers amongst Arkansas cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Music Directors and Composers in Arkansas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,410
25th Percentile Wage
$42,760
50th Percentile Wage
$48,470
75th Percentile Wage
$56,870
90th Percentile Wage
$64,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for music directors and composers in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $64,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,410.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of music directors and composers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$48,470
-1.32% 4.75%
2016
$49,110
0.22% -
2015
$49,000
-4.24% -
2014
$51,080
0.39% -
2013
$50,880
9.26% -
2012
$46,170
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Music Directors and Composers in Arkansas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of music directors and composers in some Arkansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of music directors and composers in state of Arkansas ranges from $44,210 to $52,000. The highest paying area for music directors and composers in Arkansas is Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway with a median annual salary of $52,000. The second highest paying city/area in Arkansas State is West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $44,710). The lowest paying area is East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $44,210.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway
$52,000
West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$44,710
East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$44,210




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