Music Schools In Arizona

Arizona has 18 accredited music schools where music faculty who teach music classes can find employment. The trends in Arizona's music academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in music includes music training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Music
  • Bachelors degree in Music
  • Masters degree in Music
  • PhD degree in Music


Schools

  1. Arizona State University

    Tempe, Arizona 85287

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Arizona Western College

    2020 S. Avenue 8E, Yuma, Arizona 85365-8834

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. University of Arizona

    1401 E University, Tucson, Arizona 85721-0066

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Cochise College

    4190 W Highway 80, Douglas, Arizona 85607-9724

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Eastern Arizona College

    615 N. Stadium Ave., Thatcher, Arizona 85552-0769

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Glendale Community College in Glendale, AZ

    6000 W Olive Ave, Glendale, Arizona 85302

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Grand Canyon University

    3300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85017

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Mesa Community College

    1833 W Southern Ave, Mesa, Arizona 85202

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Northern Arizona University

    Knoles Drive, Babbitt Administrative Center, Flagstaff, Arizona 86011-4132

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Ottawa University-Phoenix

    10020 North 25th Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85021

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Phoenix College

    1202 W Thomas Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85013

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Prescott College

    220 Grove Ave, Prescott, Arizona 86301

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. Scottsdale Community College

    9000 E Chaparral Rd, Scottsdale, Arizona 85256

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. South Mountain Community College

    7050 S 24th St, Phoenix, Arizona 85040

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. Arizona Christian University

    2625 E Cactus Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85032-7097

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. Paradise Valley Community College

    18401 N 32nd St, Phoenix, Arizona 85032

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. Chandler/Gilbert Community College

    2626 E Pecos Rd, Chandler, Arizona 85225-2499

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. International Baptist College

    2211 W Germann Road, Chandler, Arizona 85286

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Music Employment

Arizona 750
National 63,990

Of all of the music professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Arizona state.

Employment Growth for Music professionals In Arizona

360 470 50 940 750
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Arizona, music is a growing field. In 2010 there were 390 more music professionals working in Arizona than there were in 2006. This represents a 108% growth in the field. This is faster than the trend for music professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of music professionals has grown by 14% between 2006 and 2010.

Music VS. All Professions salaries in Arizona

$0 $14,710 $37,080 $19,510 $20,600
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of music professionals is growing, the salaries paid to music professionals are increasing in Arizona.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in Arizona

10th percentile
$14,220
25th percentile
$16,750
50th percentile
$19,550
75th percentile
$23,895
90th percentile
$28,695

This represents a 100% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 102% pay differential between the highest paid music professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of music in Arizona.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in Arizona

Art
$54,914
Liberal Arts
$64,350
Music
$20,600
Music Production
$41,788

Music professionals in Arizona earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Music programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arizona

associate
8
bachelor
23
master
12
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total45

The number of students graduating from the 18 accredited music schools in Arizona is decreasing. In 2006 there were 958 music graduates from music courses in Arizona and in 2010 there were 306 graduates.

This represents a 68% decrease in the number of music degree or certificate school graduates in Arizona state. 51% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in music.

Music Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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