Music Schools
In New Orleans, Louisiana

There are 7 music schools in New Orleans for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of music and music education in New Orleans, which includes music training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Music Employment

New Orleans 550
Louisiana 580

Exactly 550 of Louisiana's 580 music professionals work in New Orleans. As the employment for music professionals in New Orleans has increased, overall employment in New Orleans has also increased.

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Music employment growth

No data 0 370 610 580
No data No data 250 490 550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: New Orleans

Music VS. All professions salaries in New Orleans

No data No data No data No data $50,920
$35,650 $36,640 $37,990 $39,210 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music in New Orleans
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in New Orleans

In 2010 an average salary of $50,920 per year was earned by music professionals in New Orleans. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in New Orleans.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in New Orleans

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Music professionals make a median salary of $47,500 per year in New Orleans. The difference in pay between the music professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 96%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $34,520 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $67,770 per year.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in New Orleans

Music Production
Liberal Arts

On average music professional salaries in New Orleans are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Music schools in New Orleans


There are 7 accredited music schools in the city. Many of New Orleans' music professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Music Programs Offered In New Orleans


There are a total of 17 degree and certificate programs in music offered by New Orleans' music schools.

Student Completed Music Degrees In New Orleans


In 2010 approximately 95 students graduated from music courses.

Music Faculty Salaries in New Orleans, Louisiana

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