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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,650
25th Percentile Wage
$53,830
50th Percentile Wage
$68,640
75th Percentile Wage
$83,160
90th Percentile Wage
$124,550

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $124,550. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $68,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,650.

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
$68,640
5.36% 20.59%
2016
$64,960
4.40% -
2015
$62,100
5.99% -
2014
$58,380
0.31% -
2013
$58,200
6.34% -
2012
$54,510
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in state of Missouri ranges from $56,300 to $72,040. The highest paying area for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in Missouri is St Louis with a median annual salary of $72,040. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $67,170). The lowest paying area is North Missouri nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $56,300.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
St Louis
$72,040
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$67,170
Kansas City
$67,000
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$65,840
Springfield
$62,420
Columbia
$61,030
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$56,300




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