Music Schools In Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania has 63 accredited music schools where music faculty who teach music classes can find employment. The trends in Pennsylvania's music academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in music 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. Academy of Vocal Arts

    1920 Spruce St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103-6685

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  2. Albright College

    1621 N. 13th St., Reading, Pennsylvania 19612-5234

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  3. Community College of Allegheny County

    800 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15233-1895

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  4. Allegheny College

    520 N Main St, Meadville, Pennsylvania 16335-3902

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  5. Baptist Bible College and Seminary

    538 Venard Rd, Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania 18411-1250

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  6. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

    400 E Second St, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania 17815

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  7. Bryn Mawr College

    101 N Merion Avenue, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010

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  8. Bucknell University

    Dent Drive, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania 17837

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  9. Bucks County Community College

    275 Swamp Rd, Newtown, Pennsylvania 18940-4106

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  10. Carnegie Mellon University

    5000 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213-3890

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  11. Cedar Crest College

    100 College Drive, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18104-6196

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  12. Chatham University

    Woodland Rd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232

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  13. Chestnut Hill College

    9601 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19118-2693

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  14. Clarion University of Pennsylvania

    840 Wood St, Clarion, Pennsylvania 16214

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  15. The Curtis Institute of Music

    1726 Locust St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103

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  16. Dickinson College

    College and Louther Streets, Carlisle, Pennsylvania 17013-2896

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  17. Drexel University

    3141 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

    88 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. Duquesne University

    Administration Bldg 600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15282

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  19. Eastern University

    1300 Eagle Rd, Saint Davids, Pennsylvania 19087-3696

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  20. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

    219 Meadville Street, Edinboro, Pennsylvania 16444-0001

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  21. Elizabethtown College

    One Alpha Dr, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania 17022-2298

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  22. Franklin and Marshall College

    College Ave, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17604-3003

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  23. Geneva College

    3200 College Ave, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania 15010-3599

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  24. Gettysburg College

    300 N Washington St, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325-1486

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  25. Gratz College

    7605 Old York Rd, Melrose Park, Pennsylvania 19027-3010

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  26. Grove City College

    100 Campus Dr, Grove City, Pennsylvania 16127-2104

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  27. Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg

    1 HACC Dr., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110-2999

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  28. Haverford College

    370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, Pennsylvania 19041-1392

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  29. Immaculata University

    1145 King Rd, Immaculata, Pennsylvania 19345-0702

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  30. Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus

    1011 South Dr 201 Sutton Hall, Indiana, Pennsylvania 15705-1098

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  31. Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

    15200 Kutztown Rd, Kutztown, Pennsylvania 19530-0730

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  32. Lafayette College

    High St, Easton, Pennsylvania 18042-1768

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  33. Lebanon Valley College

    101 N College Ave, Annville, Pennsylvania 17003-1400

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  34. Lehigh University

    27 Memorial Drive West, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015

    38 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  35. Lincoln University of Pennsylvania

    1570 Baltimore Pike, Lincoln University, Pennsylvania 19352-0999

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  36. Lock Haven University

    401 North Fairview Street, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania 17745-2390

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  37. Lycoming College

    700 College Place, Williamsport, Pennsylvania 17701-5192

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  38. Mansfield University of Pennsylvania

    Mansfield, Pennsylvania 16933

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  39. Marywood University

    2300 Adams Ave, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18509-1598

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  40. Mercyhurst College

    501 E 38th St, Erie, Pennsylvania 16546

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  41. Messiah College

    One College Ave, Grantham, Pennsylvania 17027

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  42. Millersville University of Pennsylvania

    1 South George Street, Lyle Hall, Millersville, Pennsylvania 17551-0302

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  43. Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary

    1200 Main St, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018-6650

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  44. Muhlenberg College

    2400 Chew Street, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18104

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  45. Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

    201 Old Main, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802-1589

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  46. University of Pennsylvania

    1 College Hall 34th and Spruce Sts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6303

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  47. The University of the Arts

    320 S Broad St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102-4901

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  48. Philadelphia Biblical University-Langhorne

    200 Manor Ave, Langhorne, Pennsylvania 19047-2990

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  49. Community College of Philadelphia

    1700 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130-3991

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  50. University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

    4200 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  51. Reconstructionist Rabbinical College

    1299 Church Rd, Wyncote, Pennsylvania 19095-1898

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  52. Saint Vincent College

    300 Fraser Purchase Rd, Latrobe, Pennsylvania 15650-2690

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  53. Seton Hill University

    1 Seton Hill Dr, Greensburg, Pennsylvania 15601

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  54. Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

    1 Morrow Way, Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania 16057-1383

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  55. Susquehanna University

    514 University Ave, Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania 17870-1025

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  56. Swarthmore College

    500 College Ave, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081

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  57. Temple University

    1801 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122-6096

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  58. Valley Forge Christian College

    1401 Charlestown Road, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania 19460

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  59. Washington & Jefferson College

    60 S Lincoln St, Washington, Pennsylvania 15301

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  60. West Chester University of Pennsylvania

    University Avenue and High Street, West Chester, Pennsylvania 19383

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  61. Westminster College in New Wilmington

    319 South Market Street, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania 16172

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  62. Wilkes University

    84 West South Street, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 18766

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  63. York College Pennsylvania

    441 Country Club Rd, York, Pennsylvania 17403-3651

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Cities

  1. Music Schools in Philadelphia, PA8 Schools
  2. Music Schools in Pittsburgh, PA5 Schools
  3. Music Schools in Bethlehem, PA2 Schools
  4. Music Schools in Allentown, PA2 Schools
  5. Music Schools in Greensburg, PA1 Schools
  6. Music Schools in York, PA1 Schools
  7. Music Schools in Haverford, PA1 Schools
  8. Music Schools in Latrobe, PA1 Schools
  9. Music Schools in Millersville, PA1 Schools
  10. Music Schools in Langhorne, PA1 Schools
  11. Music Schools in Indiana, PA1 Schools
  12. Music Schools in Lancaster, PA1 Schools
  13. Music Schools in Swarthmore, PA1 Schools
  14. Music Schools in Slippery Rock, PA1 Schools
  15. Music Schools in Williamsport, PA1 Schools
  16. Music Schools in Wyncote, PA1 Schools
  17. Music Schools in Grove City, PA1 Schools
  18. Music Schools in Lock Haven, PA1 Schools
  19. Music Schools in West Chester, PA1 Schools
  20. Music Schools in New Wilmington, PA1 Schools
  21. Music Schools in Bloomsburg, PA1 Schools
  22. Music Schools in Phoenixville, PA1 Schools
  23. Music Schools in Clarion, PA1 Schools
  24. Music Schools in Lewisburg, PA1 Schools
  25. Music Schools in Kutztown, PA1 Schools
  26. Music Schools in Meadville, PA1 Schools
  27. Music Schools in Selinsgrove, PA1 Schools
  28. Music Schools in Reading, PA1 Schools
  29. Music Schools in Edinboro, PA1 Schools
  30. Music Schools in Erie, PA1 Schools
  31. Music Schools in Easton, PA1 Schools
  32. Music Schools in Mansfield, PA1 Schools
  33. Music Schools in Annville, PA1 Schools
  34. Music Schools in Clarks Summit, PA1 Schools
  35. Music Schools in Carlisle, PA1 Schools
  36. Music Schools in Scranton, PA1 Schools
  37. Music Schools in Beaver Falls, PA1 Schools
  38. Music Schools in Elizabethtown, PA1 Schools
  39. Music Schools in Newtown, PA1 Schools
  40. Music Schools in Harrisburg, PA1 Schools
  41. Music Schools in Bryn Mawr, PA1 Schools
  42. Music Schools in Washington, PA1 Schools
  43. Music Schools in Gettysburg, PA1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

Pennsylvania Vs. National Music Employment

Pennsylvania 2,380
National 63,990

Approximately 4% of the country's music professionals work in Pennsylvania state.

Employment Growth for Music professionals In Pennsylvania

2,110 2,170 2,160 2,000 2,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Pennsylvania, the field of music is growing. In Pennsylvania, 270 more music professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of music professionals has grown by 13%. This is slower 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 Pennsylvania

$17,085 $17,140 $19,160 $21,930 $26,045
$44,448 $45,778 $47,594 $49,448 $50,581
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to music professionals are growing in Pennsylvania. Music professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $17,085 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $26,045 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in Pennsylvania

10th percentile
$8,945
25th percentile
$15,285
50th percentile
$22,545
75th percentile
$35,120
90th percentile
$48,390

This represents a growth in salaries of 34%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Pennsylvania state, within the field of music, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid music professionals earn 441% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in Pennsylvania

Art
$52,860
Liberal Arts
$69,210
Music
$26,045
Music Production
$48,312

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
7
bachelor
102
master
41
doctor
6
Certificate
10
Total166

The number of students graduating from the 63 accredited music schools in Pennsylvania is increasing. In 2006 there were 928 music graduates from music courses in Pennsylvania and in 2010 there were 1,053 graduates.

Thus there was a 13% percent increase in the number of music school degree or certificate graduates in Pennsylvania. Most of these graduates, or 61%, earned a bachelor's degree in music.

Music Faculty Salaries in Pennsylvania

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