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The average professional Trumpet player salary is $66,500 yearly. Why are you asking?

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How much money does a trumpet player make in a year?

That's basically an impossible question to answer. Regarding what most people would call "professional" players, on the high end, a select few extremely famous players are probably very rich, possibly making hundreds of thousands of dollars a year, or even millions. On the low end, some players make "scale," which varies depending the locality, and how much they make in a year depends on how many jobs an individual player takes, or how many the player is good enough to get. Then, there is everything in between. Then you have people like me, amateurs that make money playing wherever they can. I make several hundred dollars (around $700) each month at a regular gig I have, and on ocassion, an extra hundred or two when I get an extra gig somewhere. I don't know if you're asking this, but if you are wondering if you can make a living playing the trumpet, the answer is, for most people, probably not. There are tens of thousands of trumpet players in the world, but only a few, relatively speaking, actually make their entire living playing. Locally to me, all of the regular trumpet players in the symphony give lessons and teach at various universities to make extra money. I don't know your circumstances, but many times, young players who have a little talent mistakingly begin to believe they can make a lot of money playing because they are good, but the odds of that are small. There are lots of good players out there, and as general rule, many players aren't really as good as they think they are. Being a pretty good player in high school and being an accomplished professional player are, in most circumstances, nowhere near the same.

How is the pay scale for orchestra members?

Depending on the orchestra and the position it varies quite a bit. For instance.. Big orchestras like Boston, New York, Chicago, Cleveland, Philadelphia etc.. pay between 100,000-120,000 for a section player. (roughly) A principal player can make anywhere from 180,000 to a rumored 600,000 (principal violinist/concertmaster) Usually the concertmaster makes the most, then the principal oboe or timpanist in some cases. There is a 2nd tier of orchestras in major cities and they usually pay between 60,000 - 90,000 per year. After that the orchestra could be in a big city but with a young or struggling orchestra and pay between 20,000 - and 45,000 Its a hugs range in fact, but most players are exceptional if they're being paid to play.. There is always occasions where pay, position, or skill level doesn't make sense but that's the way of the world.

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That is a very difficult question to answer as asked. It depends on what orchestra, where they are located (for instance, a player in NY city would likely be paid more than a player is Memphis, TN), what part the player plays, and how often the player is used.

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