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Music Schools In Nevada

There are 5 accredited music schools in Nevada for faculty who teach music classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in music in the state of Nevada, which encompasses music training at the following levels:


  1. College of Southern Nevada

    6375 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada 89146-1164

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Nevada-Las Vegas

    4505 S Maryland Pky, Las Vegas, Nevada 89154

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Nevada-Reno

    Reno, Nevada 89557

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Truckee Meadows Community College

    7000 Dandini Blvd, Reno, Nevada 89512-3999

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Western Nevada College

    2201 West College Parkway, Carson City, Nevada 89703-7399

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Nevada Vs. National Music Employment

Nevada 520
National 63,990

Approximately 1% of the country's music professionals work in Nevada state.

Employment Growth for Music professionals In Nevada

850 640 760 780 520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Nevada, the field of music is shrinking. In Nevada, 330 less music professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Nevada, this field has shrunk by 39% in four years. This decline is faster than the national trend for music professionals which shows a 14% increase in the number of music professionals working around the nation.

Music VS. All Professions salaries in Nevada

$0 $50,765 $42,665 $49,605 $31,426
$45,390 $46,413 $47,635 $49,555 $51,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Nevada, as the number of music professionals is declining, the salaries earned by music professionals are decreasing.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in Nevada

No data at this time.

This represents a 100% decline in salaries. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in Nevada

Music Production

In Nevada, music professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Music programs available for each degree type for all schools in Nevada


As the number of music professionals is decreasing in Nevada state, the number of students graduating from the 5 accredited music schools in Nevada state is increasing. In 2006 there were 80 music graduates from music courses in Nevada and in 2010 there were 97 graduates.

Thus there was a 21% percent increase in the number of music school degree or certificate graduates in Nevada. 33% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in music.

Music Faculty Salaries in Nevada

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