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 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 Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,550
25th Percentile Wage
$38,660
50th Percentile Wage
$59,320
75th Percentile Wage
$77,940
90th Percentile Wage
$105,100

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 $105,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,550.

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 Texas 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
201659,3204.01%10.03%
201556,940-3.44%-
201458,9003.99%-
201356,5505.62%-
201253,370--

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 $46,980 to $65,730. The highest paying area for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in Texas is Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos with a median annual salary of $65,730. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown (mean annual salary $64,460). The lowest paying area is Fort Worth-Arlington with a median annual salary of $46,980.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$65,730
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$64,460
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$62,440
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$59,900
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$59,290
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$58,640
Abilene
$57,540
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$56,170
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$55,440
Tyler
$55,320
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$54,990
Corpus Christi
$54,950
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$53,200
Fort Worth-Arlington
$46,980


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