Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teacher Salary Information in West Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in the state of West Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers among West Virginia 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers in West Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,650
25th Percentile Wage
$39,470
50th Percentile Wage
$52,530
75th Percentile Wage
$64,300
90th Percentile Wage
$85,610

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $85,610. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,650.

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 West Virginia 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
201652,530-3.06%-7.92%
201554,140-5.54%-
201457,140-2.05%-
201358,3102.78%-
201256,690--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in state of West Virginia ranges from $54,190 to $66,850. The highest paying area for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in West Virginia is Washington-Arlington-Alexandria with a median annual salary of $66,850. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is Huntington-Ashland (mean annual salary $58,100). The lowest paying area is North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $54,190.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$66,850
Huntington-Ashland
$58,100
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$54,290
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$54,190


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