Music Schools
In Rochester, New York

In Rochester, there are 4 music schools where music faculty can find employment. The trends in Rochester's music academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, 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


Professional Trends

Rochester Vs. New York Music Employment

Rochester 640
New York 10,870

Exactly 640 of the 10,870 music professionals employed in New York, work in Rochester. Between 2006 and 2010, in Rochester, there has been a 0% decline in the number of music professionals. As the employment for music professionals in Rochester has decreased, overall employment in Rochester has increased.

Rochester Vs. New York Music employment growth

10,250 9,280 9,940 10,570 10,870
640 600 600 530 640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Rochester

Music VS. All professions salaries in Rochester

No data $37,440 $33,890 $35,220 $42,920
$39,410 $40,660 $41,700 $42,270 $43,210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music in Rochester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Rochester

In 2010 an average salary of $42,920 per year was earned by music professionals in Rochester. The growth in the salary of music professionals in Rochester is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in Rochester

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Music professionals in Rochester earn a median salary of $42,740 per year. The 10% of music professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $18,450 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $69,740 per year.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in Rochester

Music Production
Liberal Arts

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

Educational Trends

Music schools in Rochester


Many of Rochester's music professionals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited music schools in the city.

Music Programs Offered In Rochester


There are a total of 27 degree and certificate programs in music offered by Rochester's music schools.

Student Completed Music Degrees In Rochester


Approximately 309 students completed music courses in 2010.

Music Faculty Salaries in Rochester, New York

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The number of music faculty, growth in the field of music academia and music faculty salaries in Rochester, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching music courses to students at the certificate in music, associates degree in music, bachelors degree in music, masters degree in music, and doctoral degree in music levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of music in Rochester. Once you have submitted your information an outline of the data we have collected up until now will be available for you to view.


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