Music Schools
In Salem, Oregon

There are 2 music schools in Salem for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in music in the city of Salem, which encompasses music training at the music bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Salem Vs. Oregon Music Employment

Salem 120
Oregon 1,900

Of the 1,900 music professionals employed in Oregon, 120 work in Salem. Between 2006 and 2010, in Salem, there has been a 40% decline in the number of music professionals. As the number of music professionals in Salem has decreased, overall employment in Salem has increased.

Salem Vs. Oregon Music employment growth

1,520 1,850 1,560 1,810 1,900
200 200 120 90 120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Salem

Music VS. All professions salaries in Salem

$48,170 $58,190 $64,340 $65,800 $88,850
$35,520 $36,670 $37,690 $39,140 $40,560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music in Salem
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Salem

In Salem, salaries for music professionals have increased. In 2010 Salem music professionals earned an average yearly salary of $88,850. Four years earlier in 2006, music professionals in Salem made an average salary of $48,170 per year. The growth in the salary of music professionals in Salem is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in Salem

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Music professionals make a median salary of $54,420 per year in Salem. The difference in pay between the music professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 428%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $34,350 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $181,240 per year.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in Salem

Liberal Arts
Music Production

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

Educational Trends

Music schools in Salem


Many of Salem's music professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited music schools in the city.

Music Programs Offered In Salem


Salem's music schools offer 4 music degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Music Degrees In Salem


Approximately 15 students completed music courses in 2010.

Music Faculty Salaries in Salem, Oregon

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