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Music Schools
In Evanston, Illinois

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


Professional Trends

Evanston Vs. Illinois Music Employment

Evanston 1,980
Illinois 2,780

Of the 2,780 music professionals employed in Illinois, 1,980 work in Evanston. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of music professionals in Evanston has grown by 519%. As the number of music professionals in Evanston has increased, overall employment in Evanston has also increased.

Evanston 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: Evanston

Music VS. All professions salaries in Evanston

$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 Evanston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Evanston

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

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in Evanston

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

Music professionals in Evanston earn a median salary of $48,620 per year. The difference in pay between the music professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 310%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $20,300 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $83,140 per year.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in Evanston

Music Production
Liberal Arts

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

Educational Trends

Music schools in Evanston


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

Music Programs Offered In Evanston


Evanston's music schools offer 26 music degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Music Degrees In Evanston


Approximately 179 students graduated from music courses in 2010.

Music Faculty Salaries in Evanston, Illinois

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