Music Schools
In Long Beach, California

The city of Long Beach has 2 schools where music faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in music in the city of Long Beach, which encompasses music training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Long Beach Vs. California Music Employment

Long Beach 3,450
California 9,700

Of the 9,700 music professionals employed in California, 3,450 work in Long Beach. The number of music professionals in Long Beach has shrunk by 6% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of music professionals in Long Beach has decreased, overall employment in Long Beach has increased.

Long Beach Vs. California Music employment growth

10,490 10,250 10,310 10,710 9,700
3,680 3,960 3,900 3,980 3,450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Long Beach

Music VS. All professions salaries in Long Beach

No data $120,480 $119,020 $84,010 $73,380
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music in Long Beach
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Long Beach

In 2010 music professionals in Long Beach reportedly earned an average salary of $73,380 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Long Beach.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in Long Beach

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Music professionals make a median salary of $56,130 per year in Long Beach. The difference in pay between the music professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 184%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $40,400 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $114,610 per year.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in Long Beach

Liberal Arts
Music Production

Music professional salaries in Long Beach are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Music schools in Long Beach


There are 2 accredited music schools in the city. Many of Long Beach's music professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Music Programs Offered In Long Beach


There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in music offered by Long Beach's music schools.

Student Completed Music Degrees In Long Beach


In 2010 approximately 115 students graduated from music courses.

Music Faculty Salaries in Long Beach, California

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