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Choral Director Salary

$45,249 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$1,081

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 09, 2019

The average pay for a Choral Director is $45,249 a year and $22 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Choral Director is between $33,650 and $54,917. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Choral Director. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Conducts vocal music groups, such as choirs and glee clubs: auditions and selects members of group.
  • Selects music to suit performance requirements and accommodate talent and ability of group.
  • Directs group at rehearsals and performance to achieve desired effects, such as tonal and harmonic balance, dynamics, rhythm, tempo, and shading, utilizing knowledge of conducting techniques and music theory.
  • May schedule tours and performances and arrange for transportation and lodging.
  • May transcribe musical compositions and melodic lines to adapt them to or create particular style for group arranger.
  • May conduct group with instrumental accompaniment conductor, orchestra.
Choral Director Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Music Directors and Composers

Job family population: 12,160

Estimated population of Choral Director jobs: 1,850

Rate of error: 4.1%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$52,456
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Choral Director Job Listings for United States

Music Director
Nov 27
Florence, OR, USA
Florence United Methodist Church
Music Director. Part-time 6-8 hrs per week at Florence United Methodist Church, a "little but mighty" inclusive church on the coast. Will direct & train choir, accompany singers, provide music on ...
Associate Music Director
Oct 29
us
Renew San Diego
Associate Music Director Role Description The Music Director is a part-time role reporting to the senior pastor of Renew San Diego. The position requires personal character, musical competence, and ...
Marketing and Communications Manager
Nov 20
Eugene, United States
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON
... Directors. The Grammy Award-winning Oregon Bach Festival is recognized nationally and ... Stangeland Family Youth Choral Academy) for high school-aged singers from across the U.S. and a ...
Adjunct Orchestra Conducting Faculty
Nov 21
Portland, United States
Lewis & Clark College
... Director of Choral Activities on April 26th Must Haves * Master of Music or Arts required. * Proven record of orchestral conducting expertise. Nice to Haves * Extensive performing and teaching ...

The average pay for a Choral Director is $45,249 a year and $22 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Choral Director is between $33,650 and $54,917. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Choral Director. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Oct 29
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Associate Music Director Role Description The Music Director is a part-time role reporting to the senior pastor of Renew San Diego. The position requires personal character, musical competence, and ...
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