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Music Schools
In Charleston, Illinois

In Charleston, there is only one music school where music faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the music academic community in Charleston, and the future trends. Academia in music includes music training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Charleston Vs. Illinois Music Employment

Charleston 50
Illinois 2,780

Of the 2,780 music professionals employed in Illinois, 50 work in Charleston. Overall employment in Charleston has also increased.

Charleston Vs. Illinois Music employment growth

2,630 400 460 2,740 2,780
No data No data No data No data 50
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Charleston

Music VS. All professions salaries in Charleston

No data No data No data No data $45,760
$31,220 $32,250 $33,830 No data $35,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music in Charleston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Charleston

In 2010 music professionals in Charleston reportedly earned an average salary of $45,760 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Charleston.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in Charleston

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

Music professionals in Charleston make a median yearly salary of $44,040. The difference in pay between the music professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 108%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $31,460 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $65,370 per year.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in Charleston

Music Production

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

Educational Trends

Music schools in Charleston


Many of Charleston's music professionals are graduates of the only accredited music school in the city.

Music Programs Offered In Charleston


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

Student Completed Music Degrees In Charleston


In 2010 approximately 23 students completed music courses.

Music Faculty Salaries in Charleston, Illinois

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