Music Schools
In New York City, New York

In New York City, there are 13 music schools where music faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the music academic community in New York City, and the future trends. Academia in music includes music training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

New York City Vs. New York Music Employment

New York City 7,060
New York 10,870

Exactly 7,060 of New York's 10,870 music professionals work in New York City. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of music professionals in New York City has grown by 6%. As the number of music professionals in New York City has increased, overall employment in New York City has also increased.

New York City Vs. New York Music employment growth

10,250 9,280 9,940 10,570 10,870
6,680 5,890 6,420 6,930 7,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: New York City

Music VS. All professions salaries in New York City

$56,890 $50,000 $50,760 $71,830 $85,750
$50,840 $52,790 $54,850 $56,250 $57,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music in New York City
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in New York City

Salaries for music professionals in New York City have increased. In 2010 New York City music professionals earned an average yearly salary of $85,750. Four years earlier in 2006, music professionals in New York City made an average salary of $56,890 per year. The growth in the salary of music professionals in New York City is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in New York City

10th percentile
$23,460
25th percentile
$34,680
50th percentile
$62,440
75th percentile
$94,050
90th percentile
$125,660

Music professionals make a median salary of $62,440 per year in New York City. The 10% of music professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $23,460 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 436% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in New York City

Art
$72,940
Music Production
$79,618
Music
$85,750
Liberal Arts
$106,100

New York City music professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Music schools in New York City

13

Many of New York City's music professionals are graduates of one of the 13 accredited music schools in the city.

Music Programs Offered In New York City

associate
0
bachelor
19
master
19
doctor
12
Certificate
10
Total60

There are a total of 60 degree and certificate programs in music offered by New York City's music schools.

Student Completed Music Degrees In New York City

associate
0
bachelor
478
master
552
doctor
64
Certificate
90
Total1,184

Approximately 1,184 students completed music courses in 2010.

Music Faculty Salaries in New York City, New York

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