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Music Schools
In Kirkland, Washington

In Kirkland, there is only one music school where music faculty can find employment. The trends in Kirkland's music academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes music training at the music bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Kirkland Vs. Washington Music Employment

Kirkland 740
Washington 1,070

Exactly 740 of Washington State's 1,070 music professionals work in Kirkland. There has been a 24% decline in the number of music professionals in Kirkland between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for music professionals in Kirkland has decreased, overall employment in Kirkland has increased.

Kirkland Vs. Washington Music employment growth

1,400 1,330 1,380 1,000 1,070
970 970 970 610 740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Kirkland

Music VS. All professions salaries in Kirkland

$60,220 $61,240 $66,770 $71,840 $80,880
$47,730 $49,890 $51,680 $53,240 $54,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music in Kirkland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Kirkland

As the number of music professionals in Kirkland has shrunk, salaries for music professionals have increased. Kirkland music professionals made $80,880 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, music professionals in Kirkland made an average salary of $60,220 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Kirkland.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in Kirkland

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Music professionals make a median salary of $65,370 per year in Kirkland. The 10% of music professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,600 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 330% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in Kirkland

Liberal Arts
Music Production

On average music professional salaries in Kirkland are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Music schools in Kirkland


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

Music Programs Offered In Kirkland


Kirkland's music schools offer 2 music degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Music Degrees In Kirkland


Approximately 9 students graduated from music courses in 2010.

Music Faculty Salaries in Kirkland, Washington

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