Music Schools
In Kansas City, Missouri

There are 4 music schools in Kansas City for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of music and music education in Kansas City, which includes music training at the following levels:

  • Music Certificate
  • Associates degree in Music
  • Bachelors degree in Music
  • Masters degree in Music
  • PhD degree in Music


Professional Trends

Kansas City Vs. Missouri Music Employment

Kansas City 370
Missouri 1,310

Of the 1,310 music professionals employed in Missouri, 370 work in Kansas City. There has been a 95% growth in the number of music professionals in Kansas City between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of music professionals in Kansas City has increased, overall employment in Kansas City has also increased.

Kansas City Vs. Missouri Music employment growth

800 600 670 740 1,310
190 200 40 200 370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Kansas City

Music VS. All professions salaries in Kansas City

No data No data No data $46,360 $45,650
$39,400 $40,950 $42,340 $43,240 $44,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music in Kansas City
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Kansas City

In 2010 an average salary of $45,650 per year was earned by music professionals in Kansas City. The growth in the salary of music professionals in Kansas City is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in Kansas City

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Music professionals in Kansas City earn a median salary of $44,890 per year. The difference in pay between the music professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 100%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $32,070 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $64,140 per year.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in Kansas City

Music Production
Liberal Arts

Kansas City music professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Music schools in Kansas City


Many of Kansas City's music professionals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited music schools in the city.

Music Programs Offered In Kansas City


There are a total of 12 degree and certificate programs in music offered by Kansas City's music schools.

Student Completed Music Degrees In Kansas City


In 2010 approximately 117 students completed music courses.

Music Faculty Salaries in Kansas City, Missouri

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