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

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in the state of Maine are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers among Maine 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers in Maine

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,400
25th Percentile Wage
$63,200
50th Percentile Wage
$79,180
75th Percentile Wage
$103,480
90th Percentile Wage
$156,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in Maine in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $156,520. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $79,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $49,400.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in Maine in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201679,18011.43%18.38%
201570,1306.99%-
201465,2309.49%-
201359,040-9.47%-
201264,630--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in some Maine cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in state of Maine ranges from $67,620 to $78,630. The highest paying area for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in Maine is Portland-South Portland-Biddeford with a median annual salary of $78,630. The lowest paying area is Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $67,620.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Portland-South Portland-Biddeford
$78,630
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area
$67,620


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