CAZAGO
Salary Guides


American Guild of Organists
2013–14 Monthly Income Guide

Phoenix, Arizona area

The low figure is a starting amount for a musician with no experience. The high figure is a starting amount for one with ten years of experience. Therefore, five years of experience would be between, eleven or more years of experience above the high figure, etc.

Weekly Hours 6-8 9-12 13-18 19-24 25-34 35+
Without
degree
$573
782
770
1052
1092
1386
1382
1842
1837
2357
2444
3261
BA (Mus)
or BM
782
1050
1052
1396
1386
1858
1842
2469
2357
3288
3261
4468
MA (Mus)
or MM
1050
1406
1396
1869
1858
2525
2469
3236
3288
4211
4468
5710
PhD (Mus)
or DMA
1406
1762
1869
2342
2525
3115
3236
4123
4306
5508
5710
7326


The following figures are our 2013–2014 fee recommendations for additional services and substitutes.


ADDITIONAL SERVICES

Organist for Weddings or Funerals: $117 – 362
Each Rehearsal – per hour: $65 – 117


SUBSTITUTE FEES

One service, Organist: $117 – 141

One service, Director: $77 – 91

One service, Organist/Director: $141 – 195

Each additional service: 50% of one service

Rehearsal, Organist or Director: $65 – 117

Rehearsal, Organist/Director: $91 – 139


All fees and salaries are based on the 2012 Consumer Price Index for the Phoenix area.
Yearly increases should be relative to this Index.




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