Music Director and Composers Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for music directors and composers in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of music directors and composers among Louisiana 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 Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,380
25th Percentile Wage
$40,980
50th Percentile Wage
$46,650
75th Percentile Wage
$57,220
90th Percentile Wage
$81,010

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for music directors and composers in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,010. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,380.

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
$46,650
-9.15% 25.55%
2016
$50,920
3.48% -
2015
$49,150
7.55% -
2014
$45,440
24.65% -
2013
$34,240
-1.43% -
2012
$34,730
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