Music Schools In Oregon

There are 20 accredited music schools in Oregon for faculty who teach music classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of music and music training in Oregon, 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


Schools

  1. Eastern Oregon University

    One University Blvd, La Grande, Oregon 97850

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  2. George Fox University

    414 N Meridian St, Newberg, Oregon 97132

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  3. Lewis & Clark College

    0615 S W Palatine Hill Rd, Portland, Oregon 97219-7899

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  4. Linfield College

    900 SE Baker, McMinnville, Oregon 97128-6894

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  5. Linn-Benton Community College

    6500 Pacific Blvd SW, Albany, Oregon 97321

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  6. Marylhurst University

    17600 Pacific Hwy - Hwy 43, Marylhurst, Oregon 97036-0261

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  7. Northwest Christian University

    828 East 11th Avenue, Eugene, Oregon 97401-3745

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  8. Oregon State University

    Corvallis, Oregon 97331

    138 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. University of Oregon

    110 Johnson Hall, Eugene, Oregon 97403

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Pacific University

    2043 College Way, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

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  11. Portland Community College

    12000 SW 49th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97219-7132

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  12. Portland State University

    724 SW Harrison, Portland, Oregon 97201

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  13. University of Portland

    5000 N Willamette Blvd, Portland, Oregon 97203-5798

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  14. Reed College

    3203 SE Woodstock Blvd, Portland, Oregon 97202-8199

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  15. Southern Oregon University

    1250 Siskiyou Blvd, Ashland, Oregon 97520

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  16. Treasure Valley Community College

    650 College Blvd, Ontario, Oregon 97914

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  17. Warner Pacific College

    2219 SE 68th Ave, Portland, Oregon 97215-4026

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  18. Corban University

    5000 Deer Park Dr SE, Salem, Oregon 97317-9392

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  19. Willamette University

    900 State St, Salem, Oregon 97301

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  20. Western Oregon University

    345 North Monmouth Ave, Monmouth, Oregon 97361-1394

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Oregon Vs. National Music Employment

Oregon 1,900
National 63,990

Of all of the music professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of Oregon.

Employment Growth for Music professionals In Oregon

1,520 1,850 1,560 1,810 1,900
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of music professionals is growing in Oregon. 380 more music professionals were working in Oregon in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 25% growth in the field. This growth is faster than the national trend for music professionals which shows a 14% increase in the number of music professionals working around the nation.

Music VS. All Professions salaries in Oregon

$23,945 $22,680 $22,580 $22,850 $27,235
$45,036 $46,427 $47,124 $48,511 $50,274
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by music professionals is increasing in Oregon. In 2006 music professionals made a mean salary of $23,945 per year, and in 2010 they made $27,235 per year.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in Oregon

10th percentile
$11,330
25th percentile
$14,015
50th percentile
$21,435
75th percentile
$28,535
90th percentile
$48,875

This represents a 12% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 331% pay differential between the highest paid music professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of music in Oregon.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in Oregon

Art
$49,908
Liberal Arts
$65,580
Music
$27,235
Music Production
$51,852

In Oregon, music professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
2
bachelor
35
master
13
doctor
3
Certificate
2
Total55

The number of students graduating from the 20 accredited music schools in Oregon is decreasing. In Oregon, there were 290 graduates in 2006. And there were 275 graduates from music courses in 2010.

This represents a 5% decrease in the number of music degree or certificate school graduates in Oregon state. 64% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in music.

Music Faculty Salaries in Oregon

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