Music Schools
In Riverside, California

Music faculty can choose to work at one of 4 music schools in Riverside. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of music and music education in Riverside, which includes music training at the following levels:

  • Music Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Music
  • Masters degree in Music
  • PhD degree in Music


Professional Trends

Riverside Vs. California Music Employment

Riverside 410
California 9,700

Exactly 410 of California's 9,700 music professionals work in Riverside. The number of music professionals in Riverside has grown by 58% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for music professionals in Riverside has increased, overall employment in Riverside has also increased.

Riverside Vs. California Music employment growth

10,490 10,250 10,310 10,710 9,700
260 340 330 300 410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Riverside

Music VS. All professions salaries in Riverside

$48,230 $51,630 $56,890 $58,320 $56,690
$37,950 $39,270 $40,760 $41,840 $42,930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music in Riverside
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Riverside

Salaries for music professionals in Riverside have increased. In 2010 music professionals in Riverside reportedly earned an average salary of $56,690 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for music professionals in Riverside was $48,230 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Riverside.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in Riverside

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

Music professionals in Riverside earn a median salary of $54,260 per year. The 10% of music professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $24,670 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 315% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in Riverside

Music Production
Liberal Arts

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

Educational Trends

Music schools in Riverside


There are 4 accredited music schools in the city. Many of Riverside's music professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Music Programs Offered In Riverside


There are a total of 12 degree and certificate programs in music offered by Riverside's music schools.

Student Completed Music Degrees In Riverside


Approximately 70 students completed music courses in 2010.

Music Faculty Salaries in Riverside, California

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