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Choral Director Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$54,246 (USD)

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The average pay for a Choral Director is $54,246 a year and $26 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Choral Director is between $40,340 and $65,836. 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 New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • 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 New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Music Directors and Composers

Job family population: 15,400

Estimated population of Choral Director jobs: 2,343

Rate of error: 3.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Choral Director Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Collaborative Pianist
May 17
New York, NY, USA
The Nightingale-Bamford School
... choral music, and follow conductor?s nuances and gestures. + Ability to improvise basic ... director/teacher in any and all musical projects. + If interested, teach private piano lessons ...
Piano/Voice Teacher
May 3
Lebanon, NJ, USA
Bermuda School of Music
... Choral and Organ instruction would also be beneficial. Salary: Compensation is competitive and commensurate with training and experience. Contact: Mr. Kent Hayward, Executive Director, The Bermuda ...
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