Music Production Schools
As a professor or instructor of music production classes at one of the 104 accredited music production schools in the country, you play a central role in shaping the future of this growing field. The trends in the music production academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which 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
- Dark Yellow: Actual Values
167,320 music production professionals were working in the US in the year 2010. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of music production professionals has grown by 31%.
And the growth for all careers between the years 2006 and 2010 was 1%. This trend is expected to continue over the next 7 years.
The median yearly salary earned by music production professionals, in 2010, was $50,508. The median yearly salary for music production professionals in the US was 12% less than that for all professions, which was $68,155 per year.
- Light Blue: Salaries
There has been a 16% growth in music production professionals' salaries from 2006 to 2010.
- Yellow: Associate's Degree in Music Production
- Blue: Bachelor's Degree in Music Production
- Red: Doctorates Degree in Music Production
- Light blue: Master's Degree in Music Production
- Grey: Certificate in Music Production
The career outlook for music production professionals is showing a rapid change. And, on the educational front, the story is similar. In the US, 614 students graduated from music production degree programs in 2006. And in 2010, 3,773 students graduated from music production schools.
This represents a 514% change in the number of graduates. This growth in the number of students graduating from music production courses is greater than the change nationally for students graduating from institutions for higher education in general, which has been a 12% growth from 2006 to 2010.
The number of schools offering music production programs has decreased. In the year 2006, there were 37 music production schools in the US. And in the year 2010, there were 104 schools.
Music Production Faculty Salaries
- California29 Schools
- Texas9 Schools
- Pennsylvania8 Schools
- Arizona6 Schools
- Tennessee5 Schools
- Minnesota5 Schools
- Washington State4 Schools
- Michigan4 Schools
- Illinois3 Schools
- Indiana3 Schools
- New York3 Schools
- Florida3 Schools
- Georgia2 Schools
- Kansas2 Schools
- Louisiana2 Schools
- Massachusetts2 Schools
- New Jersey2 Schools
- North Carolina2 Schools
- Ohio2 Schools
- Utah1 Schools
- Virginia1 Schools
- Maryland1 Schools
- Wisconsin1 Schools
- Wyoming1 Schools
- Nebraska1 Schools
- Nevada1 Schools
- Oregon1 Schools