If you are wondering how much salary you can make as a private piano teacher in Singapore, here it is.
Most part time piano teachers in Singapore make around $1500 to $3500 per month from their piano teaching gigs. Most full time piano teachers in Singapore make around $4500 to $6500 from their teaching gigs.
Here is a quick breakdown of those numbers:
Part time piano teachers in Singapore teach on average 1 to 2 students per weekday evening after their day office job. An average of 1.5 student for 5 working days is 7.5 students. Most part time piano teachers teach around 3 students per day on the weekends, and that is a total of 7.5 plus 6 students, making it 13.5 students. A grade 1 student is usually charged around $140 per month, while a grade 8 student is usually charged around $350 per month. With an average of $250 per month per student, that is a total of $3375 per month as a part time teacher. Of course, if you need more students, then sign up as a music teacher with a local agency. Local agencies in Singapore help you get students for free, and you only need to pay them half of the first month’s salary for that student.
A full time teacher in Singapore can teach around 3-4 students per day for 7 days a week. This means approximately 24.5 students. With an average of $250 per month per student, you can make up to around a whopping $6125 per month! This is way more money than most graduate jobs even after 5 to 10 years of working, and you get to make it on your terms. Additionally, you are making this money doing something you love – teaching the piano.
As you can see from the above, becoming a piano teacher in Singapore is a very attractive career path, with many young adults choosing to become one and cashing in on this fundamental, economic shift from employees to self employment.