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Music Director and Composers Salary Information in North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of music directors and composers in North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of music directors and composers in North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Music Directors and Composers in North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,420
25th Percentile Wage
$44,110
50th Percentile Wage
$51,780
75th Percentile Wage
$62,750
90th Percentile Wage
$73,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for music directors and composers in North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $73,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $30,420.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$51,780
-0.91% 0.00%
2015
$52,250
0.90% -
2012
$51,780
- -

Table 3. Compare Music Director and Composers Salary in North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $51,780 in North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for music directors and composers in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of music directors and composers in North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area is 24.3 percent (24.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Bakersfield-Delano and 16.7 percent (16.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying Santa Cruz-Watsonville.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bakersfield-Delano
$68,390
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$60,480
Modesto
$60,010
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$59,200
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$58,330
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$57,980
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$57,330
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$56,580
Vallejo-Fairfield
$56,000
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$55,800
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$55,730
El Centro
$53,970
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$53,810
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$53,740
Visalia-Porterville
$53,340
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$52,080
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$51,780
Fresno
$51,150
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$49,360
Salinas
$48,380
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$48,160
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$44,830
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$43,110



See also: Top paying jobs in North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California.