Music Schools In Nebraska

Nebraska has 18 accredited music schools where music faculty who teach music classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in music in the state of Nebraska, which encompasses music training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Chadron State College

    1000 Main St, Chadron, Nebraska 69337-2690

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  2. Concordia University in Seward

    800 N Columbia Ave, Seward, Nebraska 68434-1556

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  3. Creighton University

    2500 California Plaza, Omaha, Nebraska 68178

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  4. Doane College

    1014 Boswell Avenue, Crete, Nebraska 68333

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  5. Grace University

    1311 S 9th St, Omaha, Nebraska 68108-3629

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  6. Hastings College

    710 N Turner Ave, Hastings, Nebraska 68901

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  7. University of Nebraska at Kearney

    905 W 25th St, Kearney, Nebraska 68849-1212

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  8. Midland Lutheran College

    900 N. Clarkson, Fremont, Nebraska 68025

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  9. Nebraska Christian College

    12550 S. 114th St., Papillion, Nebraska 68046

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  10. University of Nebraska at Omaha

    6001 Dodge St, Omaha, Nebraska 68182-0225

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  11. Nebraska Wesleyan University

    5000 St Paul Ave, Lincoln, Nebraska 68504-2794

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  12. University of Nebraska-Lincoln

    14th and R St, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588

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  13. Northeast Community College

    801 E Benjamin, Norfolk, Nebraska 68702-0469

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  14. Peru State College

    600 Hoyt Street, Peru, Nebraska 68421-0010

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  15. Union College in Lincoln

    3800 S 48th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

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  16. Wayne State College

    1111 Main St, Wayne, Nebraska 68787

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  17. Western Nebraska Community College

    1601 E 27th St, Scottsbluff, Nebraska 69361-1899

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  18. York College

    1125 E 8th St, York, Nebraska 68467-2699

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Nebraska Vs. National Music Employment

Nebraska 460
National 63,990

Of all of the music professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Nebraska.

Employment Growth for Music professionals In Nebraska

210 260 260 290 460
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Nebraska, music is a growing field. In Nebraska, 250 more music professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Nebraska, this field has grown by 119% in four years. This growth is faster 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 Nebraska

$0 $0 $0 $20,185 $20,070
$41,032 $42,024 $42,027 $44,097 $45,233
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of music professionals is growing, the salaries paid to music professionals are increasing in Nebraska.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in Nebraska

10th percentile
$9,010
25th percentile
$15,690
50th percentile
$19,820
75th percentile
$25,510
90th percentile
$29,825

Thus, music professionals' salaries grew by 100% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Nebraska, 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 231%

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in Nebraska

Art
$58,150
Liberal Arts
$58,220
Music
$20,070
Music Production
$38,732

In Nebraska, music professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
2
bachelor
27
master
3
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total33

The number of students graduating from the 18 accredited music schools in Nebraska is decreasing. In 2006 there were 141 music graduates from music courses in Nebraska and in 2010 there were 125 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of music school degree or certificate graduates in Nebraska by 11%. 82% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in music.

Music Faculty Salaries in Nebraska

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