Music Director and Composers Salary Information in Kansas

The average annual and hourly salaries for music directors and composers in the state of Kansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of music directors and composers amongst Kansas 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 Music Directors and Composers in Kansas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,220
25th Percentile Wage
$42,490
50th Percentile Wage
$48,030
75th Percentile Wage
$55,520
90th Percentile Wage
$63,010

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for music directors and composers in Kansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $63,010. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,220.

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
$48,030
4.66% 10.10%
2016
$45,790
3.49% -
2015
$44,190
4.01% -
2014
$42,420
-0.50% -
2013
$42,630
-1.29% -
2012
$43,180
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of music directors and composers in some Kansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of music directors and composers in state of Kansas ranges from $48,860 to $53,750. The highest paying area for music directors and composers in Kansas is Kansas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $53,750. The lowest paying area is Wichita with a median annual salary of $48,860.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kansas nonmetropolitan area
$53,750
Wichita
$48,860




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