Music Schools
In Jersey City, New Jersey

In Jersey City, there is only one music school where music faculty can find employment. The trends in Jersey City's music academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes music training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Music
  • Masters degree in Music


Professional Trends

Jersey City Vs. New Jersey Music Employment

Jersey City 7,060
New Jersey 1,030

Of the 1,030 music professionals employed in New Jersey, 7,060 work in Jersey City. There has been a 6% growth in the number of music professionals in Jersey City between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Jersey City has also increased.

Jersey City Vs. New Jersey Music employment growth

1,130 1,140 1,020 960 1,030
6,680 5,890 6,420 6,930 7,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Jersey
  • Dark Yellow: Jersey City

Music VS. All professions salaries in Jersey City

$56,890 $50,000 $50,760 $71,830 $85,750
$50,840 $52,790 $54,850 $56,250 $57,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music in Jersey City
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Jersey City

Salaries for music professionals in Jersey City have increased. In 2010 music professionals in Jersey City reportedly earned an average salary of $85,750 per year. The average salary for music professionals in Jersey City was $56,890 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Jersey City.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in Jersey City

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Jersey City music professionals earn a median yearly salary of $62,440. The difference in pay between the music professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 436%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $23,460 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $125,660 per year.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in Jersey City

Music Production
Liberal Arts

Music professional salaries in Jersey City are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Music schools in Jersey City


Many of Jersey City's music professionals are graduates of the only accredited music school in the city.

Music Programs Offered In Jersey City


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in music offered by Jersey City's music schools.

Student Completed Music Degrees In Jersey City


Approximately 16 students graduated from music courses in 2010.

Music Faculty Salaries in Jersey City, New Jersey

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