Music Production Schools In Tennessee

In Tennessee, there are 5 accredited schools where music production classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Tennessee's music production academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in music production includes music production training at the following levels:

  • Music Production Certificate
  • Associates degree in Music Production
  • Bachelors degree in Music Production
  • Masters degree in Music Production


  1. Belmont University

    1900 Belmont Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37212-3757

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Middle Tennessee State University

    1301 East Main Street, Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37132

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville

    7 Music Circle N, Nashville, Tennessee 37203

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. International Academy of Design and Technology in Nashville

    One Bridgestone Park, Nashville, Tennessee 37214

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. The Art Institute of Tennessee-Nashville

    100 Centerview Drive, Suite 250, Nashville, Tennessee 37214-3439

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Tennessee Vs. National Music Production Employment

Tennessee 2,580
National 167,320

Approximately 2% of the country's music production professionals work in Tennessee state.

Employment Growth for Music production professionals In Tennessee

2,300 1,480 1,670 2,040 2,580
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Tennessee, music production is a growing field. In 2010 there were 280 more music production professionals working in Tennessee than there were in 2006. Thus, in Tennessee, this field has grown by 12% in four years. This growth is slower than the change in the number of music production professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of music production professionals has grown by 31% from 2006 to 2010.

Music Production VS. All Professions salaries in Tennessee

$26,548 $48,773 $49,260 $42,510 $48,445
$40,013 $42,768 $44,223 $45,004 $44,949
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music Production
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Tennessee, as the number of music production professionals is growing, the salaries earned by music production professionals are increasing. The mean salary for music production professionals in 2006 was $26,548 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $48,445 per year.

Salary percentiles for Music production professionals in Tennessee

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90th percentile

This represents a 45% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of music production, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid music production professionals earning 228% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Tennessee state.

Average Salaries for Music production professionals and related professions in Tennessee

Music Production
Video Production

In Tennessee, music production professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Music Production programs available for each degree type for all schools in Tennessee


The number of students graduating from the 5 accredited music production schools in Tennessee is increasing. In 2006, 101 students graduated from music production courses in Tennessee. And in 2010, 217 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of music production school degree or certificate graduates in Tennessee by 115%. Most of these graduates, or 33%, earned a associate's degree in music production.

Music Production Faculty Salaries in Tennessee

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