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Music Schools
In Atlanta, Georgia

In Atlanta, there are 6 music schools where music faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the music academic community in Atlanta, and the future trends. Academia in music includes music training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Music Employment

Atlanta 690
Georgia 1,110

Of the 1,110 music professionals employed in Georgia, 690 work in Atlanta. There has been a 306% growth in the number of music professionals in Atlanta between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for music professionals in Atlanta has increased, overall employment in Atlanta has also increased.

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Music employment growth

270 390 420 780 1,110
170 280 270 400 690
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Atlanta

Music VS. All professions salaries in Atlanta

No data No data No data $48,340 $46,310
$40,930 $42,170 $44,170 $45,520 $46,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music in Atlanta
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Atlanta

Atlanta music professionals made $46,310 per year, on average, in 2010. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Atlanta.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in Atlanta

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

Music professionals in Atlanta make a median yearly salary of $43,650. The difference in pay between the music professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 276%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $19,230 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $72,290 per year.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in Atlanta

Music Production
Liberal Arts

On average music professionals in Atlanta earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Atlanta.

Educational Trends

Music schools in Atlanta


There are 6 accredited music schools in the city. Many of Atlanta's music professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Music Programs Offered In Atlanta


There are a total of 9 degree and certificate programs in music offered by Atlanta's music schools.

Student Completed Music Degrees In Atlanta


In 2010 approximately 111 students graduated from music courses.

Music Faculty Salaries in Atlanta, Georgia

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