Music Schools
In Newark, New Jersey

The city of Newark has 2 schools where music faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in music in the city of Newark, which encompasses music training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Music
  • Bachelors degree in Music
  • Masters degree in Music


Professional Trends

Newark Vs. New Jersey Music Employment

Newark 260
New Jersey 1,030

Exactly 260 of New Jersey's 1,030 music professionals work in Newark. There has been a 7% decline in the number of music professionals in Newark between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for music professionals in Newark has decreased, overall employment in Newark has increased.

Newark Vs. New Jersey Music employment growth

1,130 1,140 1,020 960 1,030
280 80 390 250 260
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Jersey
  • Dark Yellow: Newark

Music VS. All professions salaries in Newark

$45,220 No data No data No data $57,710
$47,640 $49,050 $50,680 $52,760 $53,550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music in Newark
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Newark

In Newark, salaries for music professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $57,710 per year was earned by music professionals in Newark. The average salary for music professionals in Newark was $45,220 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Newark.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in Newark

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Music professionals in Newark make a median yearly salary of $57,310. The 10% of music professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,050 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 106% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in Newark

Music Production
Liberal Arts

On average music professional salaries in Newark are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Music schools in Newark


There are 2 accredited music schools in the city. Many of Newark's music professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Music Programs Offered In Newark


Newark's music schools offer 3 music degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Music Degrees In Newark


In 2010 approximately 17 students graduated from music courses.

Music Faculty Salaries in Newark, New Jersey

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