Music Schools
In Dekalb, Illinois

The city of Dekalb has only one school where music faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of music and music education in Dekalb, which includes music training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Dekalb Vs. Illinois Music Employment

Dekalb 1,980
Illinois 2,780

Of the 2,780 music professionals employed in Illinois, 1,980 work in Dekalb. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of music professionals in Dekalb has grown by 519%. Overall employment in Dekalb has also increased.

Dekalb Vs. Illinois Music employment growth

2,630 400 460 2,740 2,780
320 340 390 2,140 1,980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Dekalb

Music VS. All professions salaries in Dekalb

$43,630 $43,070 $42,120 $47,790 $50,820
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music in Dekalb
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Dekalb

As the number of music professionals in Dekalb has grown, salaries for music professionals have also increased. In 2010 Dekalb music professionals earned an average yearly salary of $50,820. Four years earlier in 2006, music professionals in Dekalb made an average salary of $43,630 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Dekalb.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in Dekalb

10th percentile
$20,300
25th percentile
$33,990
50th percentile
$48,620
75th percentile
$60,400
90th percentile
$83,140

Music professionals in Dekalb make a median yearly salary of $48,620. The 10% of music professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $20,300 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 310% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in Dekalb

Music
$50,820
Music Production
$53,190
Liberal Arts
$54,680
Art
$67,433

On average music professionals in Dekalb earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Dekalb.

Educational Trends

Music schools in Dekalb

1

Many of Dekalb's music professionals are graduates of the only accredited music school in the city.

Music Programs Offered In Dekalb

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total4

Dekalb's music schools offer 4 music degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Music Degrees In Dekalb

associate
0
bachelor
45
master
50
doctor
0
Certificate
9
Total104

In 2010 approximately 104 students graduated from music courses.

Music Faculty Salaries in Dekalb, Illinois

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