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

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers amongst Georgia 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 Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,950
25th Percentile Wage
$38,050
50th Percentile Wage
$61,610
75th Percentile Wage
$83,610
90th Percentile Wage
$101,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $101,520. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,950.

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
$61,610
2.32% 6.10%
2016
$60,180
5.73% -
2015
$56,730
-3.51% -
2014
$58,720
-2.21% -
2013
$60,020
3.62% -
2012
$57,850
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in state of Georgia ranges from $30,790 to $74,410. The highest paying area for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in Georgia is Macon with a median annual salary of $74,410. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Savannah (mean annual salary $68,640). The lowest paying area is North Georgia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $30,790.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Macon
$74,410
Savannah
$68,640
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$67,220
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$65,060
Columbus
$57,830
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$56,030
Gainesville
$44,160
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$36,650
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$30,790




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