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What does a Music Tutor do?

A Music Tutor teaches singing or instrumental music to students in a range of settings. You might work with students who are just beginning to learn or you might help more experienced students to refine their skills. Music Tutors might teach people in individual sessions or take a small group of students at once. You may have to assess students’ abilities or get them ready for an upcoming performance.

Music Tutors need to be passionate about music and be willing to share their talents with others. You should be able to work with a range of different learners and be skilled in a range of musical genres. Music Tutors need to be patient and should be able to provide positive feedback and constructive criticism.

Music Tutor Courses

There are 2 courses available for people who want to become a Music Tutor.

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How much does a Music Tutor earn?

In Australia, a full time Music Tutor generally earns $960 per week ($49,920 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a Music Tutor?

This industry has seen very strong job growth in recent years. There are currently 11,000 people working as a Music Tutor in Australia, compared to 9,200 five years ago. Music Tutors may find work across all regions of Australia.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Music Tutor?

If you’re interested in starting a career as a Music Tutor, consider enrolling in a Certificate III in Music Industry. This course will help you refine your aural perception skills and explore topics such as song composition, music notation, lyric writing, vocals and instrumental performance. You could also further your studies with a Certificate IV in Music Industry.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within music. Click on the occupation for information on the course you should enrol in to start your journey.

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Sourced from The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training and MySkills.gov.au.