Music Schools In Tennessee

In Tennessee, there are 39 accredited schools where music classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Tennessee's music academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in music 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


Schools

  1. Austin Peay State University

    601 College St, Clarksville, Tennessee 37044

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  2. Belmont University

    1900 Belmont Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37212-3757

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  3. Bethel University in McKenzie

    325 Cherry Ave, McKenzie, Tennessee 38201

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  4. Bryan College in Dayton

    721 Bryan Drive, Dayton, Tennessee 37321-7000

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  5. Carson-Newman College

    1646 S Russell Ave, Jefferson City, Tennessee 37760

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  6. Columbia State Community College

    1665 Hampshire Pike, Columbia, Tennessee 38401

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  7. Cumberland University

    One Cumberland Square, Lebanon, Tennessee 37087

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  8. Lipscomb University

    One University Park Drive, Nashville, Tennessee 37204-3951

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  9. East Tennessee State University

    807 University Pky, Johnson City, Tennessee 37614-0000

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  10. Fisk University

    1000 17th Ave North, Nashville, Tennessee 37208-4501

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  11. Free Will Baptist Bible College

    3606 West End Ave, Nashville, Tennessee 37205-0117

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  12. Freed-Hardeman University

    158 E Main St, Henderson, Tennessee 38340-2399

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  13. Hiwassee College

    225 Hiwassee College Drive, Madisonville, Tennessee 37354-4001

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  14. King College

    1350 King College Rd, Bristol, Tennessee 37620-2699

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  15. Lambuth University

    705 Lambuth Boulevard, Jackson, Tennessee 38301

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  16. Lane College

    545 Lane Ave, Jackson, Tennessee 38301-4598

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  17. Le Moyne-Owen College

    807 Walker Ave, Memphis, Tennessee 38126-6595

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  18. Lee University

    1120 N Ocoee St, Cleveland, Tennessee 37311

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  19. Lincoln Memorial University

    6965 Cumberland Gap Pky, Harrogate, Tennessee 37752-9900

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  20. Martin Methodist College

    433 West Madison Street, Pulaski, Tennessee 38478-2799

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  21. Maryville College

    502 E Lamar Alexander Pky, Maryville, Tennessee 37804-5907

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  22. University of Memphis

    Memphis, Tennessee 38152

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  23. Middle Tennessee State University

    1301 East Main Street, Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37132

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  24. Milligan College

    1 Blowers Blvd., Milligan College, Tennessee 37682

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  25. Nashville State Community College

    120 White Bridge Rd, Nashville, Tennessee 37209-4515

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  26. Rhodes College

    2000 North Parkway, Memphis, Tennessee 38112-1690

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  27. Sewanee-The University of the South

    735 University Avenue, Sewanee, Tennessee 37383-1000

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  28. Southern Adventist University

    4881 Taylor Cir, Collegedale, Tennessee 37315-0370

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  29. Tennessee Wesleyan College

    204 East College Street, Athens, Tennessee 37303

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  30. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

    615 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37403-2598

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  31. The University of Tennessee

    527 Andy Holt Tower, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996

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  32. The University of Tennessee-Martin

    University Street, Martin, Tennessee 38238-0002

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  33. Tennessee State University

    3500 John Merritt Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37209-1561

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  34. Tennessee Technological University

    1 William L. Jones Drive, Cookeville, Tennessee 38505-0001

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  35. Tennessee Temple University

    1815 Union Ave, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37404

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  36. Trevecca Nazarene University

    333 Murfreesboro Rd, Nashville, Tennessee 37210

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  37. Union University

    1050 Union University Dr, Jackson, Tennessee 38305-3697

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  38. Vanderbilt University

    2101 West End Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee 37240

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  39. Visible School-Music and Worships Arts College

    1015 S. Cooper St., Memphis, Tennessee 38104

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Tennessee Vs. National Music Employment

Tennessee 2,510
National 63,990

Approximately 4% of the country's music professionals work in Tennessee state.

Employment Growth for Music professionals In Tennessee

2,160 1,860 2,070 200 2,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Music is a growing field in Tennessee. In 2010 there were 350 more music professionals working in Tennessee than there were in 2006. This represents a 16% growth in the field. This growth is faster than the change in the number of music professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of music professionals has grown by 14% from 2006 to 2010.

Music VS. All Professions salaries in Tennessee

$16,415 $0 $0 $42,250 $21,515
$40,013 $42,768 $44,223 $45,004 $44,949
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by music professionals is increasing in Tennessee. The mean salary for music professionals in 2006 was $16,415 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $21,515 per year.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in Tennessee

10th percentile
$15,945
25th percentile
$17,990
50th percentile
$20,870
75th percentile
$23,645
90th percentile
$29,015

This represents a 24% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of music, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid music professionals earning 82% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Tennessee state.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in Tennessee

Art
$31,455
Liberal Arts
$47,310
Music
$21,515
Music Production
$48,445

Music professionals in Tennessee earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Music programs available for each degree type for all schools in Tennessee

associate
1
bachelor
78
master
11
doctor
1
Certificate
3
Total94

The number of students graduating from the 39 accredited music schools in Tennessee is decreasing. In 2006, 988 students graduated from music courses in Tennessee. And in 2010, 600 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of music school degree or certificate graduates in Tennessee by 39%. Most of these graduates, or 83%, earned an bachelor's degree in music.

Music Faculty Salaries in Tennessee

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The number of music faculty, growth in the field of music academia and music faculty salaries in Tennessee, 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 Tennessee. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see an overview of what we have learned thus far from you and your peers.

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