Music Schools In Mississippi

In Mississippi, there are 22 accredited schools where music classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of music and music training in Mississippi, which includes music training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Alcorn State University

    1000 ASU Dr Ste 359, Alcorn State, Mississippi 39096-7500

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  2. Belhaven University

    1500 Peachtree St, Jackson, Mississippi 39202

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  3. Blue Mountain College

    201 W Main St, Blue Mountain, Mississippi 38610-9509

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  4. Copiah-Lincoln Community College

    1001 Co-Lin Lane, Wesson, Mississippi 39191

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  5. Delta State University

    Hwy 8 West, Cleveland, Mississippi 38733

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  6. East Central Community College

    275 West Broad Street, Decatur, Mississippi 39327-0129

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  7. Hinds Community College

    505 East Main Street, Raymond, Mississippi 39154

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  8. Itawamba Community College

    602 W Hill St, Fulton, Mississippi 38843-1099

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  9. Jackson State University

    1440 J R Lynch St, Jackson, Mississippi 39217

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  10. Millsaps College

    1701 N State St, Jackson, Mississippi 39210-0001

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  11. Mississippi Delta Community College

    Hwy 3 and Cherry St, Moorhead, Mississippi 38761

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  12. University of Mississippi Main Campus

    Oxford, Mississippi, University, Mississippi 38677-1848

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. Mississippi University for Women

    1100 College Street, Columbus, Mississippi 39701

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  14. Mississippi Valley State University

    14000 Highway 82 West, Itta Bena, Mississippi 38941-1400

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  15. Mississippi College

    200 South Capitol Street, Clinton, Mississippi 39058

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  16. Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

    51 Main Street, Perkinston, Mississippi 39573

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  17. Mississippi State University

    Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762

    157 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. Northeast Mississippi Community College

    101 Cunningham Blvd, Booneville, Mississippi 38829

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  19. Rust College

    150 Rust Ave, Holly Springs, Mississippi 38635

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  20. University of Southern Mississippi

    118 College Drive # 0001, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39406-0001

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  21. Tougaloo College

    500 W County Line Rd, Tougaloo, Mississippi 39174

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  22. William Carey University

    498 Tuscan Ave, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401-5499

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Mississippi Vs. National Music Employment

Mississippi 290
National 63,990

Of all of the music professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Mississippi.

Employment Growth for Music professionals In Mississippi

0 No data 70 250 290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Mississippi, the field of music is growing. In Mississippi, 290 more music professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of music professionals has grown by 100%. This is faster than the trend for music professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of music professionals has grown by 14% between 2006 and 2010.

Music VS. All Professions salaries in Mississippi

$0 No data $0 $21,010 $21,365
$37,233 $40,105 $41,284 $42,076 $42,366
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Mississippi, as the number of music professionals is growing, the salaries earned by music professionals are increasing.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in Mississippi

10th percentile
$9,560
25th percentile
$17,105
50th percentile
$21,520
75th percentile
$26,420
90th percentile
$30,030

Thus, music professionals' salaries grew by 100% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of music, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid music professionals earning 214% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Mississippi state.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in Mississippi

Art
$42,973
Liberal Arts
$50,680
Music
$21,365
Music Production
$38,267

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
11
bachelor
24
master
8
doctor
2
Certificate
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Total45

As the number of music professionals is increasing in Mississippi state, the number of students graduating from the 22 accredited music schools in Mississippi state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 149 music graduates from music courses in Mississippi and in 2010 there were 152 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of music school degree or certificate graduates in Mississippi by 2%. Most of these graduates, or 53%, earned a bachelor's degree in music.

Music Faculty Salaries in Mississippi

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