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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,490
25th Percentile Wage
$36,680
50th Percentile Wage
$59,200
75th Percentile Wage
$80,400
90th Percentile Wage
$114,740

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $114,740. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,490.

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
$59,200
-0.20% 9.85%
2016
$59,320
4.01% -
2015
$56,940
-3.44% -
2014
$58,900
3.99% -
2013
$56,550
5.62% -
2012
$53,370
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in state of Texas ranges from $28,630 to $70,290. The highest paying area for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in Texas is El Paso with a median annual salary of $70,290. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos (mean annual salary $68,190). The lowest paying area is Beaumont-Port Arthur with a median annual salary of $28,630.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
El Paso
$70,290
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$68,190
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$63,720
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$62,440
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$58,690
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$58,580
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$58,220
Waco
$57,940
Abilene
$57,540
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$57,250
Tyler
$56,340
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$55,560
Corpus Christi
$54,950
Amarillo
$53,450
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$53,200
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$52,870
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$50,310
Fort Worth-Arlington
$46,980
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$42,920
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$28,630




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