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Music Schools
In Forest Grove, Oregon

There is only one music school in Forest Grove for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in music in the city of Forest Grove, which encompasses music training at the music bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Forest Grove Vs. Oregon Music Employment

Forest Grove 1,170
Oregon 1,900

Of the 1,900 music professionals employed in Oregon, 1,170 work in Forest Grove. The number of music professionals in Forest Grove has grown by 80% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of music professionals in Forest Grove has increased, overall employment in Forest Grove has also increased.

Forest Grove Vs. Oregon Music employment growth

1,520 1,850 1,560 1,810 1,900
650 860 660 1,080 1,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Forest Grove

Music VS. All professions salaries in Forest Grove

$48,300 $42,510 $35,960 $36,930 $46,500
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music in Forest Grove
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Forest Grove

In Forest Grove, salaries for music professionals have decreased. In 2010 Forest Grove music professionals earned an average yearly salary of $46,500. Music professionals in Forest Grove made a yearly average salary of $48,300, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of music professionals in Forest Grove is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in Forest Grove

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Music professionals make a median salary of $39,410 per year in Forest Grove. The 10% of music professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $21,450 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 290% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in Forest Grove

Music Production
Liberal Arts

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

Educational Trends

Music schools in Forest Grove


There is only one accredited music school in the city. Many of Forest Grove's music professionals are graduates of this school.

Music Programs Offered In Forest Grove


There is one degree and certificate program in music offered by Forest Grove's music school.

Student Completed Music Degrees In Forest Grove


In 2010 approximately 7 students graduated from music courses.

Music Faculty Salaries in Forest Grove, Oregon

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