Music Schools
In Whittier, California

There are 2 music schools in Whittier for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the music academic community in Whittier, and the future trends. Academia in music includes music training at the following levels:

  • Music Certificate
  • Associates degree in Music
  • Bachelors degree in Music


Professional Trends

Whittier Vs. California Music Employment

Whittier 3,450
California 9,700

Of the 9,700 music professionals employed in California, 3,450 work in Whittier. Between 2006 and 2010, in Whittier, there has been a 6% decline in the number of music professionals. As the number of music professionals in Whittier has decreased, overall employment in Whittier has increased.

Whittier Vs. California Music employment growth

10,490 10,250 10,310 10,710 9,700
3,680 3,960 3,900 3,980 3,450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Whittier

Music VS. All professions salaries in Whittier

No data $120,480 $119,020 $84,010 $73,380
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music in Whittier
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Whittier

In 2010 music professionals in Whittier reportedly earned an average salary of $73,380 per year. The growth in the salary of music professionals in Whittier is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in Whittier

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25th percentile
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Whittier music professionals earn a median yearly salary of $56,130. The difference in pay between the music professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 184%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $40,400 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $114,610 per year.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in Whittier

Liberal Arts
Music Production

On average music professional salaries in Whittier are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Music schools in Whittier


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

Music Programs Offered In Whittier


Whittier's music schools offer 2 music degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Music Degrees In Whittier


In 2010 approximately 8 students graduated from music courses.

Music Faculty Salaries in Whittier, California

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