Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teacher Salary Information in Connecticut

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in the state of Connecticut are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers amongst Connecticut metropolitan areas 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 Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers in Connecticut

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,870
25th Percentile Wage
$45,270
50th Percentile Wage
$76,620
75th Percentile Wage
$100,180
90th Percentile Wage
$122,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in Connecticut in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $122,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $76,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,870.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$76,620
10.45% 3.11%
2016
$68,610
11.31% -
2015
$60,850
-23.32% -
2014
$75,040
3.28% -
2013
$72,580
-2.29% -
2012
$74,240
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers in Connecticut Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in some Connecticut cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in state of Connecticut ranges from $82,310 to $84,650. The highest paying area for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in Connecticut is Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford with a median annual salary of $84,650. The second highest paying city/area in Connecticut State is New Haven (mean annual salary $83,770). The lowest paying area is Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk with a median annual salary of $82,310.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford
$84,650
New Haven
$83,770
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk
$82,310




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