Music Schools
In Portland, Oregon

Music faculty can choose to work at one of 6 music schools in Portland. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of music and music education in Portland, which includes music training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Oregon Music Employment

Portland 1,170
Oregon 1,900

Exactly 1,170 of the 1,900 music professionals employed in Oregon, work in Portland. There has been a 80% growth in the number of music professionals in Portland between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of music professionals in Portland has increased, overall employment in Portland has also increased.

Portland Vs. Oregon Music employment growth

1,520 1,850 1,560 1,810 1,900
650 860 660 1,080 1,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Music VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$48,300 $42,510 $35,960 $36,930 $46,500
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

Salaries for music professionals in Portland have decreased. In 2010 Portland music professionals earned an average yearly salary of $46,500. The average salary for music professionals in Portland was $48,300 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of music professionals in Portland is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in Portland

10th percentile
$21,450
25th percentile
$25,470
50th percentile
$39,410
75th percentile
$51,580
90th percentile
$83,580

Music professionals in Portland make a median yearly salary of $39,410. The 10% of music professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $21,450 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 290% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in Portland

Music
$46,500
Music Production
$51,028
Art
$59,693
Liberal Arts
$64,090

Portland music professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Music schools in Portland

6

Many of Portland's music professionals are graduates of one of the 6 accredited music schools in the city.

Music Programs Offered In Portland

associate
0
bachelor
8
master
4
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total14

There are a total of 14 degree and certificate programs in music offered by Portland's music schools.

Student Completed Music Degrees In Portland

associate
0
bachelor
48
master
15
doctor
0
Certificate
17
Total80

In 2010 approximately 80 students completed music courses.

Music Faculty Salaries in Portland, Oregon

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