Music in Georgia

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Schools Offering Music Programs in Georgia


Approximately 0.2% of graduates in of Georgia receive music degrees every year. That means an estimated 560 musicians graduate from Georgia's 39 music schools each year.

Top Schools

Emory University, which is located in Atlanta, is the top-ranked school in Georgia that has a music program. It received a ranking of 14th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 21 students graduated from Emory University's music program. Students at Emory University paid $39,158 per year in tuition fees.

University of Georgia, which was ranked 15th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Georgia that has a music program. It is located in Athens. In 2010, 70 students graduated from University of Georgia music program. University of Georgia charged in-state students $8,736 in tuition fees per year.

Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus, which was ranked 15th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Georgia that has a music program. It is located in Atlanta. In 2010, 5 students graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus music program. Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus charged in-state students $8,716 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at Georgia's music schools ranges from $39,158 per year to $4,454 per year. But, the average tuition is $13,381 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Georgia music schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Emory University - located in Atlanta, students are charged $39,158 per year
  2. Agnes Scott College - located in Decatur, students are charged $31,283 per year
  3. Mercer University - located in Macon, students are charged $30,560 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Georgia music schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Georgia Southwestern State University - located in Americus, students are charged $4,454 per year
  2. Armstrong Atlantic State University - located in Savannah, students are charged $4,510 per year
  3. Clayton State University - located in Morrow, students are charged $4,566 per year

A music degree from a Georgia school... what next?

The Georgia counties with the largest populations of musician are:

  1. Barrow County - 690 musicians
  2. Burke County - 50 musicians
  3. Appling County - 40 musicians

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of musicians in the state of Georgia will grow to 2,930. This would require a 11% growth in the profession.

Salary

musicians in Georgia earn $26,085 per year on average. But, salaries for musician can vary. In 2010, musician made as little as less than $19,230 per year or as much as more than $83,160 per year in Georgia. On average musician earn the most in the following Georgia counties:

  1. Appling County - $57,000 per year
  2. Burke County - $51,180 per year
  3. Barrow County - $46,310 per year

The following counties in Georgia have the lowest average salaries for musician:

  1. Barrow County - $46,310 per year
  2. Burke County - $51,180 per year
  3. Appling County - $57,000 per year

On average, the highest paid musicians in Georgia were:

  1. Music Composer - $52,170 per year
  2. Horn Player - per year

The musicians with lowest average salaries in Georgia were:

  1. Music Composer - $52,170 per year
  2. Horn Player - per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in music in Georgia and to compare salaries with various related fields such as music or audio engineering, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Music in Georgia
  • Master's Degree in Music in Georgia
  • Doctoral Degree in Music in Georgia
  • Certificate in Music in Georgia

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Musicians and Singers 630 n/a 173.9%
2
Music Directors and Composers 480 $52,170
 

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