Music Director and Composers Salary Information in Mississippi

The average annual and hourly salaries for music directors and composers in the state of Mississippi are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of music directors and composers 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Music Directors and Composers in Mississippi

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,960
25th Percentile Wage
$42,310
50th Percentile Wage
$51,070
75th Percentile Wage
$62,590
90th Percentile Wage
$76,460

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for music directors and composers in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $76,460. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,960.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of music directors and composers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$51,070
6.23% 15.66%
2016
$47,890
4.99% -
2015
$45,500
6.15% -
2014
$42,700
-2.86% -
2013
$43,920
1.94% -
2012
$43,070
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Music Directors and Composers in Mississippi Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of music directors and composers in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of music directors and composers in state of Mississippi ranges from $45,980 to $55,140. The highest paying area for music directors and composers in Mississippi is Jackson with a median annual salary of $55,140. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $51,570). The lowest paying area is Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $45,980.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Jackson
$55,140
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$51,570
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$51,130
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$49,590
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$45,980




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