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 amongst Maine 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 Maine

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,220
25th Percentile Wage
$53,320
50th Percentile Wage
$62,690
75th Percentile Wage
$79,850
90th Percentile Wage
$104,800

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 $104,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,220.

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
$62,690
-26.30% -3.09%
2016
$79,180
11.43% -
2015
$70,130
6.99% -
2014
$65,230
9.49% -
2013
$59,040
-9.47% -
2012
$64,630
- -

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 $61,480 to $64,470. The highest paying area for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in Maine is Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $64,470. The lowest paying area is Portland-South Portland-Biddeford with a median annual salary of $61,480.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area
$64,470
Portland-South Portland-Biddeford
$61,480




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