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

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in the state of Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers among Wisconsin metropolitan 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 Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers in Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,380
25th Percentile Wage
$54,950
50th Percentile Wage
$67,770
75th Percentile Wage
$83,430
90th Percentile Wage
$110,890

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $110,890. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $67,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,380.

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
$67,770
5.98% 26.50%
2016
$63,720
10.67% -
2015
$56,920
4.09% -
2014
$54,590
2.82% -
2013
$53,050
6.11% -
2012
$49,810
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers in Wisconsin Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in state of Wisconsin ranges from $54,080 to $84,340. The highest paying area for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in Wisconsin is Madison with a median annual salary of $84,340. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis (mean annual salary $72,100). The lowest paying area is Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $54,080.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Madison
$84,340
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$72,100
Lake County-Kenosha County
$63,810
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$63,790
Duluth
$61,130
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$56,260
Green Bay
$55,670
Eau Claire
$55,440
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$54,080




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