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Music Production Schools In North Carolina

In North Carolina, there are 2 accredited schools where music production classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of music production and music production training in North Carolina, which includes music production training at the music production associates degree level.


  1. Elon University

    100 Campus Drive, Elon, North Carolina 27244-2010

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Guilford Technical Community College

    601 High Point Rd, Jamestown, North Carolina 27282

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

North Carolina Vs. National Music Production Employment

North Carolina 2,730
National 167,320

Of all of the music production professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in North Carolina state.

Employment Growth for Music production professionals In North Carolina

2,050 2,240 1,020 2,390 2,730
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In North Carolina, the field of music production is growing. In 2010 there were 680 more music production professionals working in North Carolina than there were in 2006. Thus, in North Carolina, this field has grown by 33% in four years. This is faster than the trend for music production professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of music production professionals has grown by 31% between 2006 and 2010.

Music Production VS. All Professions salaries in North Carolina

$44,960 $48,298 $43,885 $44,222 $42,405
$42,193 $43,618 $45,387 $46,982 $48,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music Production
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of music production professionals is growing, the salaries paid to music production professionals are decreasing in North Carolina. Music production professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $44,960 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $42,405 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Music production professionals in North Carolina

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Thus, there was a 6% decline in music production professionals' salaries. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. In North Carolina state, within the field of music production, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid music production professionals earn 214% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Music production professionals and related professions in North Carolina

Music Production
Video Production

Music production professionals in North Carolina earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Music Production programs available for each degree type for all schools in North Carolina


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited music production schools in North Carolina is increasing. In North Carolina, there were 7 graduates in 2006. And there were 25 graduates from music production courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 257% percent increase in the number of music production school degree or certificate graduates in North Carolina. 50% of these graduates received an associate's degree in music production.

Music Production Faculty Salaries in North Carolina

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