Music Schools
In Stony Brook, New York

In Stony Brook, there is only one music school where music faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of music and music education in Stony Brook, which includes music training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Music
  • Masters degree in Music
  • PhD degree in Music


Professional Trends

Stony Brook Vs. New York Music Employment

Stony Brook 840
New York 10,870

Exactly 840 of the 10,870 music professionals employed in New York, work in Stony Brook. There has been a 13% decline in the number of music professionals in Stony Brook between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for music professionals in Stony Brook has decreased, overall employment in Stony Brook has increased.

Stony Brook Vs. New York Music employment growth

10,250 9,280 9,940 10,570 10,870
970 1,060 1,110 1,060 840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Stony Brook

Music VS. All professions salaries in Stony Brook

No data No data No data $55,580 $66,870
$45,080 $46,980 $49,010 $50,190 $50,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music in Stony Brook
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Stony Brook

In 2010 an average salary of $66,870 per year was earned by music professionals in Stony Brook. The growth in the salary of music professionals in Stony Brook is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in Stony Brook

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

Music professionals make a median salary of $59,720 per year in Stony Brook. The difference in pay between the music professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 392%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $23,780 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $116,970 per year.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in Stony Brook

Liberal Arts
Music Production

On average music professional salaries in Stony Brook are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Music schools in Stony Brook


There is only one accredited music school in the city. Many of Stony Brook's music professionals are graduates of this school.

Music Programs Offered In Stony Brook


Stony Brook's music schools offer 5 music degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Music Degrees In Stony Brook


In 2010 approximately 75 students graduated from music courses.

Music Faculty Salaries in Stony Brook, New York

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