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 among 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,660
25th Percentile Wage
$49,120
50th Percentile Wage
$64,960
75th Percentile Wage
$79,930
90th Percentile Wage
$114,970

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 $114,970. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $64,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,660.

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 Missouri 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
201664,9604.40%16.09%
201562,1005.99%-
201458,3800.31%-
201358,2006.34%-
201254,510--

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 $61,030 to $67,430. The highest paying area for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in Missouri is St Louis with a median annual salary of $67,430. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $67,170). The lowest paying area is Columbia with a median annual salary of $61,030.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
St Louis
$67,430
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$67,170
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$64,220
Springfield
$62,950
Kansas City
$62,060
Columbia
$61,030



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