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Music Schools
In Palatine, Illinois

There is only one music school in Palatine for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of music and music education in Palatine, which includes music training at the music associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Palatine Vs. Illinois Music Employment

Palatine 1,980
Illinois 2,780

Exactly 1,980 of Illinois' 2,780 music professionals work in Palatine. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of music professionals in Palatine has grown by 519%. As the number of music professionals in Palatine has increased, overall employment in Palatine has also increased.

Palatine Vs. Illinois Music employment growth

2,630 400 460 2,740 2,780
320 340 390 2,140 1,980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Palatine

Music VS. All professions salaries in Palatine

$43,630 $43,070 $42,120 $47,790 $50,820
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music in Palatine
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Palatine

Salaries for music professionals in Palatine have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $50,820 per year was earned by music professionals in Palatine. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for music professionals in Palatine was $43,630 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Palatine.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in Palatine

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Music professionals make a median salary of $48,620 per year in Palatine. The difference in pay between the music professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 310%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $20,300 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $83,140 per year.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in Palatine

Music Production
Liberal Arts

On average music professionals in Palatine earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Palatine.

Educational Trends

Music schools in Palatine


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

Music Programs Offered In Palatine


There is one degree and certificate program in music offered by Palatine's music school.

Student Completed Music Degrees In Palatine


In 2010 approximately 4 students completed music courses.

Music Faculty Salaries in Palatine, Illinois

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