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Music Schools
In Detroit, Michigan

There are 2 music schools in Detroit for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of music and music education in Detroit, which includes music training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Detroit Vs. Michigan Music Employment

Detroit 510
Michigan 2,020

Exactly 510 of Michigan's 2,020 music professionals work in Detroit. Between 2006 and 2010, in Detroit, there has been a 1600% growth in the number of music professionals. Overall employment in Detroit has also increased.

Detroit Vs. Michigan Music employment growth

1,320 900 1,480 1,770 2,020
30 40 No data 440 510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Detroit

Music VS. All professions salaries in Detroit

$38,020 $33,490 No data No data $48,260
$46,670 $47,590 $46,920 $46,900 $47,530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music in Detroit
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Detroit

As the number of music professionals in Detroit has grown, salaries for music professionals have also increased. In 2010 Detroit music professionals earned an average yearly salary of $48,260. Four years earlier in 2006, music professionals in Detroit made an average salary of $38,020 per year. The growth in the salary of music professionals in Detroit is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in Detroit

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

Detroit music professionals earn a median yearly salary of $53,550. The difference in pay between the music professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 336%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $16,820 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $73,400 per year.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in Detroit

Music Production
Liberal Arts

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

Educational Trends

Music schools in Detroit


There are 2 accredited music schools in the city. Many of Detroit's music professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Music Programs Offered In Detroit


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in music offered by Detroit's music schools.

Student Completed Music Degrees In Detroit


Approximately 52 students completed music courses in 2010.

Music Faculty Salaries in Detroit, Michigan

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