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Music Schools
In Providence, Rhode Island

There are 3 music schools in Providence for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of music and music education in Providence, which includes music training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Providence Vs. Rhode Island Music Employment

Providence 110
Rhode Island 250

Exactly 110 of Rhode Island's 250 music professionals work in Providence. The number of music professionals in Providence has shrunk by 0% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Providence has increased.

Providence Vs. Rhode Island Music employment growth

120 340 290 320 250
110 330 280 320 110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Rhode Island
  • Dark Yellow: Providence

Music VS. All professions salaries in Providence

$39,460 $46,510 $46,660 $42,830 $46,160
$39,780 $41,330 $42,720 $43,600 $44,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music in Providence
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Providence

Salaries for music professionals in Providence have increased. Providence music professionals made $46,160 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for music professionals in Providence was $39,460 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of music professionals in Providence is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in Providence

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

Providence music professionals earn a median yearly salary of $50,500. The 10% of music professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $18,700 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 290% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in Providence

Music Production
Liberal Arts

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

Educational Trends

Music schools in Providence


Many of Providence's music professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited music schools in the city.

Music Programs Offered In Providence


There are a total of 7 degree and certificate programs in music offered by Providence's music schools.

Student Completed Music Degrees In Providence


Approximately 35 students graduated from music courses in 2010.

Music Faculty Salaries in Providence, Rhode Island

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