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Music Schools
In Charlotte, North Carolina

Music faculty can choose to work at one of 3 music schools in Charlotte. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the music academic community in Charlotte, and the future trends. Academia in music includes music training at the music bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Charlotte Vs. North Carolina Music Employment

Charlotte 190
North Carolina 920

Exactly 190 of the 920 music professionals employed in North Carolina, work in Charlotte. Between 2006 and 2010, in Charlotte, there has been a 32% decline in the number of music professionals. As the employment for music professionals in Charlotte has decreased, overall employment in Charlotte has increased.

Charlotte Vs. North Carolina Music employment growth

590 750 660 790 920
280 380 370 320 190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Charlotte

Music VS. All professions salaries in Charlotte

No data No data No data $34,320 $39,340
$39,710 $41,200 $42,490 $43,890 $44,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music in Charlotte
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Charlotte

In 2010 Charlotte music professionals earned an average yearly salary of $39,340. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Charlotte.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in Charlotte

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

Music professionals in Charlotte make a median yearly salary of $39,910. The 10% of music professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $23,230 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 164% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in Charlotte

Music Production
Liberal Arts

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

Educational Trends

Music schools in Charlotte


Many of Charlotte's music professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited music schools in the city.

Music Programs Offered In Charlotte


There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in music offered by Charlotte's music schools.

Student Completed Music Degrees In Charlotte


In 2010 approximately 29 students graduated from music courses.

Music Faculty Salaries in Charlotte, North Carolina

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