Music Schools
In River Forest, Illinois

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

  • Bachelors degree in Music
  • Masters degree in Music


Statistics

Professional Trends

River Forest Vs. Illinois Music Employment

River Forest 1,980
Illinois 2,780

Exactly 1,980 of Illinois' 2,780 music professionals work in River Forest. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of music professionals in River Forest has grown by 519%. As the number of music professionals in River Forest has increased, overall employment in River Forest has also increased.

River Forest Vs. Illinois Music employment growth

2,630 400 460 2,740 2,780
320 340 390 2,140 1,980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: River Forest

Music VS. All professions salaries in River Forest

$43,630 $43,070 $42,120 $47,790 $50,820
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music in River Forest
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in River Forest

As the number of music professionals in River Forest has grown, salaries for music professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $50,820 per year was earned by music professionals in River Forest. Four years earlier in 2006, music professionals in River Forest made an average salary of $43,630 per year. The growth in the salary of music professionals in River Forest is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in River Forest

10th percentile
$20,300
25th percentile
$33,990
50th percentile
$48,620
75th percentile
$60,400
90th percentile
$83,140

Music professionals in River Forest earn a median salary of $48,620 per year. The 10% of music professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $20,300 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $83,140 per year.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in River Forest

Music
$50,820
Music Production
$53,190
Liberal Arts
$54,680
Art
$67,433

Music professional salaries in River Forest are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Music schools in River Forest

1

Many of River Forest's music professionals are graduates of the only accredited music school in the city.

Music Programs Offered In River Forest

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in music offered by River Forest's music schools.

Student Completed Music Degrees In River Forest

associate
0
bachelor
4
master
3
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total7

Approximately 7 students graduated from music courses in 2010.

Music Faculty Salaries in River Forest, Illinois

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