Music Schools
In San Francisco, California

There are 2 music schools in San Francisco for faculty to choose from. The trends in San Francisco'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
  • Bachelors degree in Music
  • Masters degree in Music


Professional Trends

San Francisco Vs. California Music Employment

San Francisco 940
California 9,700

Exactly 940 of the 9,700 music professionals employed in California, work in San Francisco. Between 2006 and 2010, in San Francisco, there has been a 8% decline in the number of music professionals. Overall employment in San Francisco has increased.

San Francisco Vs. California Music employment growth

10,490 10,250 10,310 10,710 9,700
1,020 930 1,120 1,050 940
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Francisco

Music VS. All professions salaries in San Francisco

$66,540 $71,410 $62,470 $74,020 $70,050
$54,770 $57,810 $60,430 $61,940 $63,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music in San Francisco
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Francisco

Salaries for music professionals in San Francisco have increased. In 2010 music professionals in San Francisco reportedly earned an average salary of $70,050 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, music professionals in San Francisco made an average salary of $66,540 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in San Francisco.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in San Francisco

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Music professionals in San Francisco earn a median salary of $67,240 per year. The 10% of music professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $36,140 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $105,020 per year.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in San Francisco

Liberal Arts
Music Production

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

Educational Trends

Music schools in San Francisco


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

Music Programs Offered In San Francisco


San Francisco's music schools offer 18 music degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Music Degrees In San Francisco


In 2010 approximately 205 students completed music courses.

Music Faculty Salaries in San Francisco, California

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