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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,710
25th Percentile Wage
$39,700
50th Percentile Wage
$53,610
75th Percentile Wage
$69,500
90th Percentile Wage
$87,970

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $87,970. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,710.

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 Mississippi 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
201653,610-2.50%4.87%
201554,950-0.11%-
201455,0103.49%-
201353,0903.94%-
201251,000--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in state of Mississippi ranges from $39,630 to $60,980. The highest paying area for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in Mississippi is Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $60,980. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $57,180). The lowest paying area is Jackson with a median annual salary of $39,630.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$60,980
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$57,180
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$51,000
Jackson
$39,630


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