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Music Schools
In Grand Rapids, Michigan

The city of Grand Rapids has 5 schools where music faculty can find employment. The trends in Grand Rapids' music academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes music training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Grand Rapids Vs. Michigan Music Employment

Grand Rapids 110
Michigan 2,020

Exactly 110 of Michigan's 2,020 music professionals work in Grand Rapids. As the number of music professionals in Grand Rapids has increased, overall employment in Grand Rapids has also increased.

Grand Rapids Vs. Michigan Music employment growth

1,320 900 1,480 1,770 2,020
No data 70 No data 30 110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Grand Rapids

Music VS. All professions salaries in Grand Rapids

No data No data No data $48,740 $42,940
$38,060 $39,250 $40,460 $40,710 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music in Grand Rapids
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Grand Rapids

In 2010 an average salary of $42,940 per year was earned by music professionals in Grand Rapids. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Grand Rapids.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in Grand Rapids

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Music professionals in Grand Rapids make a median yearly salary of $39,680. The difference in pay between the music professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 254%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $20,020 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $70,960 per year.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in Grand Rapids

Music Production

Grand Rapids music professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Music schools in Grand Rapids


Many of Grand Rapids' music professionals are graduates of one of the 5 accredited music schools in the city.

Music Programs Offered In Grand Rapids


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

Student Completed Music Degrees In Grand Rapids


In 2010 approximately 28 students graduated from music courses.

Music Faculty Salaries in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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