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Music Schools
In Elgin, Illinois

Music faculty can choose to work at one of 2 music schools in Elgin. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the music academic community in Elgin, and the future trends. Academia in music includes music training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Elgin Vs. Illinois Music Employment

Elgin 1,980
Illinois 2,780

Of the 2,780 music professionals employed in Illinois, 1,980 work in Elgin. The number of music professionals in Elgin has grown by 519% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Elgin has also increased.

Elgin Vs. Illinois Music employment growth

2,630 400 460 2,740 2,780
320 340 390 2,140 1,980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Elgin

Music VS. All professions salaries in Elgin

$43,630 $43,070 $42,120 $47,790 $50,820
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music in Elgin
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Elgin

Salaries for music professionals in Elgin have increased. In 2010 Elgin music professionals earned an average yearly salary of $50,820. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for music professionals in Elgin was $43,630 per year. The growth in the salary of music professionals in Elgin is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in Elgin

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Music professionals in Elgin earn a median salary of $48,620 per year. The 10% of music professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $20,300 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 310% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in Elgin

Music Production
Liberal Arts

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

Educational Trends

Music schools in Elgin


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

Music Programs Offered In Elgin


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

Student Completed Music Degrees In Elgin


Approximately 7 students completed music courses in 2010.

Music Faculty Salaries in Elgin, Illinois

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