Music Schools In Arkansas

Arkansas has 19 accredited music schools where music faculty who teach music classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the music academic community in Arkansas, and the future trends in music training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. University of Arkansas at Little Rock

    2801 S University Ave, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204

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  2. Lyon College

    2300 Highland Road, Batesville, Arkansas 72501

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  3. University of Arkansas

    Administration Bldg 425, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

    1200 N University Mail Slot 4789, Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71601

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  5. Arkansas State University-Beebe

    1000 Iowa Street, Beebe, Arkansas 72012-1000

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  6. Arkansas State University-Main Campus

    2105 E. Aggie Road, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401

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  7. Arkansas Tech University

    Administration Bldg 200; 1509 N Boulder Ave, Russellville, Arkansas 72801-2222

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  8. University of Arkansas at Monticello

    Highway 425 South, Monticello, Arkansas 71656

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  9. University of Central Arkansas

    201 Donaghey Ave, Conway, Arkansas 72035-0001

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  10. Harding University

    915 E. Market Ave., Searcy, Arkansas 72143

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  11. Henderson State University

    1100 Henderson Street, Arkadelphia, Arkansas 71999-0001

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  12. Hendrix College

    1600 Washington Ave, Conway, Arkansas 72032-3080

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  13. John Brown University

    2000 W University St, Siloam Springs, Arkansas 72761

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  14. Ouachita Baptist University

    410 Ouachita St, Arkadelphia, Arkansas 71998-0001

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  15. University of the Ozarks

    415 N College Ave, Clarksville, Arkansas 72830

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  16. Philander Smith College

    900 W. Daisy Bates Drive, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202-3799

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  17. Williams Baptist College

    60 W Fulbright Avenue, Walnut Ridge, Arkansas 72476

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  18. Southern Arkansas University Main Campus

    100 E. University, Magnolia, Arkansas 71753

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  19. University of Arkansas-Fort Smith

    5210 Grand Ave, Fort Smith, Arkansas 72913-3649

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arkansas Vs. National Music Employment

Arkansas 270
National 63,990

Approximately 0% of the country's music professionals work in Arkansas state.

Employment Growth for Music professionals In Arkansas

No data 0 No data 200 270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Music VS. All Professions salaries in Arkansas

No data $0 No data $43,250 $42,020
$36,627 $39,363 $40,932 $42,668 $43,359
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in Arkansas

10th percentile
$18,670
25th percentile
$34,510
50th percentile
$42,690
75th percentile
$51,400
90th percentile
$58,630

In the state of Arkansas, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of music. The pay differential between the highest paid music professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 214%

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in Arkansas

Art
$58,470
Liberal Arts
$50,570
Music
$42,020
Music Production
$40,017

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
1
bachelor
26
master
3
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total31

The number of students graduating from the 19 accredited music schools in Arkansas is increasing. In Arkansas, there were 136 graduates in 2006. And there were 198 graduates from music courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of music school degree or certificate graduates in Arkansas by 46%. A majority of these graduates, or 84%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in music.

Music Faculty Salaries in Arkansas

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