Music Schools
In Minneapolis, Minnesota

Music faculty can choose to work at one of 4 music schools in Minneapolis. The trends in Minneapolis' music academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes music training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Minneapolis Vs. Minnesota Music Employment

Minneapolis 730
Minnesota 1,010

Of the 1,010 music professionals employed in Minnesota, 730 work in Minneapolis. The number of music professionals in Minneapolis has grown by 33% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of music professionals in Minneapolis has increased, overall employment in Minneapolis has also increased.

Minneapolis Vs. Minnesota Music employment growth

990 950 900 930 1,010
550 670 790 720 730
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Minnesota
  • Dark Yellow: Minneapolis

Music VS. All professions salaries in Minneapolis

$53,740 $63,450 $58,160 $66,020 $62,310
$44,980 $46,410 $47,860 $48,670 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music in Minneapolis
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Minneapolis

As the number of music professionals in Minneapolis has grown, salaries for music professionals have also increased. In 2010 Minneapolis music professionals earned an average yearly salary of $62,310. Music professionals in Minneapolis made a yearly average salary of $53,740, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of music professionals in Minneapolis is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in Minneapolis

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25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Minneapolis music professionals earn a median yearly salary of $53,100. The 10% of music professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,230 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 217% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in Minneapolis

Music Production
Liberal Arts

On average music professional salaries in Minneapolis are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Music schools in Minneapolis


There are 4 accredited music schools in the city. Many of Minneapolis' music professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Music Programs Offered In Minneapolis


Minneapolis' music schools offer 10 music degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Music Degrees In Minneapolis


In 2010 approximately 125 students graduated from music courses.

Music Faculty Salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota

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