The salary statistics of musical instrument repairers and tuners are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of musical instrument repairers and tuners within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The musical instrument repairers and tuners annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$22,110|
|25th Percentile Wage||$28,020|
|50th Percentile Wage||$36,530|
|75th Percentile Wage||$47,660|
|90th Percentile Wage||$59,310|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for musical instrument repairers and tuners. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) musical instrument repairers and tuners is $59,310. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $36,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,110. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 168% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of musical instrument repairers and tuners from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of musical instrument repairers and tuners in 7 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for musical instrument repairers and tuners occupations is the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector with an annual salary $62,510. The lowest paying sector is the transportation and warehousing sector (annual salary $23,550).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
From the above tables we note that not only musical instrument repairers and tuners salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of musical instrument repairers and tuners in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $24,850 to $51,060. The highest paying state for musical instrument repairers and tuners is Vermont with a median annual salary of $51,060. The lowest paying state is New Mexico with a median annual salary of $24,850. For more salary information of musical instrument repairers and tuners profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
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|New Hampshire|| |
|New York|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|West Virginia|| |
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|New Mexico|| |