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Music Schools
In San Mateo, California

In San Mateo, there is only one music school where music faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the music academic community in San Mateo, and the future trends. Academia in music includes music training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

San Mateo Vs. California Music Employment

San Mateo 940
California 9,700

Exactly 940 of California's 9,700 music professionals work in San Mateo. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of music professionals in San Mateo has shrunk by 8%. Overall employment in San Mateo has increased.

San Mateo Vs. California Music employment growth

10,490 10,250 10,310 10,710 9,700
1,020 930 1,120 1,050 940
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Mateo

Music VS. All professions salaries in San Mateo

$66,540 $71,410 $62,470 $74,020 $70,050
$54,770 $57,810 $60,430 $61,940 $63,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music in San Mateo
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Mateo

Salaries for music professionals in San Mateo have increased. In 2010 music professionals in San Mateo reportedly earned an average salary of $70,050 per year. The average salary for music professionals in San Mateo was $66,540 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in San Mateo.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in San Mateo

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Music professionals in San Mateo earn a median salary of $67,240 per year. The difference in pay between the music professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 191%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $36,140 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $105,020 per year.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in San Mateo

Liberal Arts
Music Production

San Mateo music professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Music schools in San Mateo


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

Music Programs Offered In San Mateo


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in music offered by San Mateo's music schools.

Student Completed Music Degrees In San Mateo


In 2010 approximately 7 students completed music courses.

Music Faculty Salaries in San Mateo, California

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