Self-employed visiting music teachers' fees: our survey results 2018
As in previous years, the latest survey results indicate significant differences between fees paid in independent schools, in state-funded schools and by music services and hubs. Most self-employed teachers in schools were paid between £27 and £39 per hour (The mid -point £32 per hour).
44% of self-employed visiting music teachers told us they were working in independent schools, 43% in state-funded schools, 9% in music services and 3.5% in specialist music schools.
|£ per hour|
|£ per hour|
|music services and hubs||26.75||24.90-30|
|music services and hubs||26||25.34-29.40|
|Rest of UK|
|music services and hubs||26||20.40-29.60|
Increase in rates
43% of self-employed visiting music teachers saw an increase in their fees in the 2016/17 academic year, with most receiving an increase of between 90 pence and £2 per hour.
* Half the respondents charged this amount or more and half charged this amount or less.
** Most respondents charged fees within this range. (Only 20% charged more and 20% charged less.)
Musicians are asked to respond with their rate for one-to-one tuition only, so these results will not take into account group teaching or other special circumstances.