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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,070
25th Percentile Wage
$53,860
50th Percentile Wage
$63,080
75th Percentile Wage
$82,080
90th Percentile Wage
$101,990

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in Oregon in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $101,990. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $44,070.

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
$63,080
-7.93% -5.47%
2016
$68,080
2.44% -
2015
$66,420
-9.65% -
2014
$72,830
5.75% -
2013
$68,640
3.07% -
2012
$66,530
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in some Oregon cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in state of Oregon ranges from $61,930 to $75,940. The highest paying area for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in Oregon is Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $75,940. The second highest paying city/area in Oregon State is Medford (mean annual salary $72,100). The lowest paying area is Salem with a median annual salary of $61,930.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$75,940
Medford
$72,100
Eugene-Springfield
$71,160
Salem
$61,930




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