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Music Production Schools In Michigan

Michigan has 4 accredited music production schools where music production faculty who teach music production classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in music production in the state of Michigan, which encompasses music production training at the following levels:


  1. Grand Rapids Community College

    143 Bostwick Ave NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503-3295

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Michigan Technological University

    1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, Michigan 49931-1295

    115 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Kuyper College

    3333 East Beltline N.E., Grand Rapids, Michigan 49525-9781

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Schoolcraft College

    18600 Haggerty Road, Livonia, Michigan 48152-2696

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Michigan Vs. National Music Production Employment

Michigan 3,440
National 167,320

Approximately 2% of the country's music production professionals work in Michigan state.

Employment Growth for Music production professionals In Michigan

2,840 2,530 3,140 2,920 3,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Michigan, music production is a growing field. In 2010 there were 600 more music production professionals working in Michigan than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of music production professionals has grown by 21%. This growth is slower than the national trend for music production professionals which shows a 31% increase in the number of music production professionals working around the nation.

Music Production VS. All Professions salaries in Michigan

$42,283 $45,910 $47,680 $50,232 $48,990
$45,563 $47,071 $48,208 $48,728 $49,286
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music Production
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by music production professionals is increasing in Michigan. The mean salary for music production professionals in 2006 was $42,283 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $48,990 per year.

Salary percentiles for Music production professionals in Michigan

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90th percentile

This represents a 14% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 302% pay differential between the highest paid music production professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of music production in Michigan.

Average Salaries for Music production professionals and related professions in Michigan

Music Production
Video Production

In Michigan, music production professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Music Production programs available for each degree type for all schools in Michigan


The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited music production schools in Michigan is increasing. In Michigan, there were 12 graduates in 2006. And there were 27 graduates from music production courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of music production school degree or certificate graduates in Michigan by 125%. A majority of these graduates, or 40%, graduated with an associate's degree in music production.

Music Production Faculty Salaries in Michigan

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