Music Schools In Maryland

Maryland has 17 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 Maryland, 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
  • PhD degree in Music


Schools

  1. Anne Arundel Community College

    101 College Pky, Arnold, Maryland 21012-1895

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  2. Baltimore City Community College

    2901 Liberty Heights Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21215-7893

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  3. Washington Adventist University

    7600 Flower Ave, Takoma Park, Maryland 20912

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  4. Frostburg State University

    101 Braddock Road, Frostburg, Maryland 21532-1099

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  5. Goucher College

    1021 Dulaney Valley Rd, Baltimore, Maryland 21204-2794

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  6. Hood College

    401 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, Maryland 21701

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  7. Johns Hopkins University

    3400 N Charles St, Mason Hall, Baltimore, Maryland 21218-2688

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  8. University of Maryland-Baltimore County

    1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, Maryland 21250

    157 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. University of Maryland-College Park

    College Park, Maryland 20742

    55 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Morgan State University

    1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, Maryland 21251-0001

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  11. College of Notre Dame of Maryland

    4701 N Charles St, Baltimore, Maryland 21210-2476

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  12. Salisbury University

    1101 Camden Ave, Salisbury, Maryland 21801-6862

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  13. St. Mary's College of Maryland

    18952 E. Fisher Rd, St. Mary's City, Maryland 20686-3001

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  14. Towson University

    8000 York Rd, Towson, Maryland 21252-0001

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  15. Washington College

    300 Washington Ave, Chestertown, Maryland 21620-1438

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  16. McDaniel College

    2 College Hill, Westminster, Maryland 21157

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  17. Omega Studios' School of Applied Recording Arts & Sciences

    5609 Fishers La Ste 14A, Rockville, Maryland 20852

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Maryland Vs. National Music Employment

Maryland 790
National 63,990

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

Employment Growth for Music professionals In Maryland

870 770 670 930 790
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of music professionals is shrinking in Maryland. In 2010 there were 80 less music professionals working in Maryland than there were in 2006. This represents a 9% decline in the field. This decline is slower than the change in the number of music professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of music professionals has grown by 14% from 2006 to 2010.

Music VS. All Professions salaries in Maryland

$23,110 $28,415 $23,750 $26,880 $29,210
$47,750 $50,212 $51,747 $52,671 $54,055
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of music professionals is declining, the salaries paid to music professionals are increasing in Maryland. In 2006 music professionals made a mean salary of $23,110 per year, and in 2010 they made $29,210 per year.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in Maryland

10th percentile
$14,090
25th percentile
$19,665
50th percentile
$27,140
75th percentile
$37,225
90th percentile
$43,820

Thus, music professionals' salaries grew by 21% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Maryland, 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 211%

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in Maryland

Art
$55,046
Liberal Arts
$74,360
Music
$29,210
Music Production
$54,692

In Maryland, music professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
1
bachelor
19
master
8
doctor
5
Certificate
4
Total37

The number of students graduating from the 17 accredited music schools in Maryland is decreasing. In 2006, 462 students graduated from music courses in Maryland. And in 2010, 455 students graduated.

Thus there was a 2% percent decrease in the number of music school degree or certificate graduates in Maryland. A majority of these graduates, or 51%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in music.

Music Faculty Salaries in Maryland

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