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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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,845 miles from location University of Georgia Athens GA 84.6189 51% 34,885
5,902 miles from location Georgia State University Atlanta GA 68.3293 68% 30,427
5,915 miles from location Kennesaw State University Kennesaw GA 60.8852 56% 22,389
5,904 miles from location Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus Atlanta GA 80.8786 42% 20,291
5,746 miles from location Georgia Southern University Statesboro GA 32.9448 72% 19,086
5,899 miles from location Emory University Atlanta GA 86.1612 28% 12,930
5,827 miles from location Valdosta State University Valdosta GA 59.0098 52% 12,391
5,943 miles from location University of West Georgia Carrollton GA 56.8754 57% 11,500
5,930 miles from location Columbus State University Columbus GA 24.244 61% 8,178
5,856 miles from location Mercer University Macon GA 66.2857 20% 8,072
5,707 miles from location Armstrong Atlantic State University Savannah GA 55.7086 61% 7,538
5,765 miles from location Augusta State University Augusta GA 51.0634 68% 7,061
5,833 miles from location Georgia College & State University Milledgeville GA 63.1655 48% 6,633
0 miles from location Clayton State University Morrow GA 21.8026 53% 6,587
5,882 miles from location North Georgia College & State University Dahlonega GA 27.7495 53% 5,652
5,880 miles from location Albany State University Albany GA 26.6919 38% 4,473
5,904 miles from location Clark Atlanta University Atlanta GA 22.0674 18% 3,873
5,869 miles from location Fort Valley State University Fort Valley GA 21.9471 40% 3,553
5,887 miles from location Georgia Southwestern State University Americus GA 23.3063 52% 2,903
5,858 miles from location Piedmont College Demorest GA 22.0766 30% 2,811
5,872 miles from location Brenau University Gainesville GA 54.8741 12% 2,760
5,904 miles from location Morehouse College Atlanta GA 61.0705 41% 2,689
5,904 miles from location Spelman College Atlanta GA 35.9892 26% 2,229
5,950 miles from location Berry College Mount Berry GA 63.3969 35% 1,922
5,963 miles from location Covenant College Lookout Mountain GA 62.8149 42% 1,367
5,950 miles from location Shorter University Rome GA 57.4714 31% 1,205
5,914 miles from location Reinhardt University Waleska GA 23.6514 30% 1,123
5,792 miles from location Brewton-Parker College Mount Vernon GA 46.2674 50% 1,049
5,938 miles from location LaGrange College Lagrange GA 24.6088 26% 1,027
5,763 miles from location Paine College Augusta GA 40.8694 21% 907
5,897 miles from location Agnes Scott College Decatur GA 30.6491 26% 868
5,847 miles from location Toccoa Falls College Toccoa GA 28.3429 31% 816
5,833 miles from location Emmanuel College Franklin Springs GA 24.6984 70% 732
5,907 miles from location Atlanta Christian College Atlanta GA 19.2965 71% 690
5,860 miles from location Wesleyan College Macon GA 56.1354 38% 685
5,869 miles from location Truett-McConnell College Cleveland GA 41.7695 50% 519
5,919 miles from location Andrew College Cuthbert GA 14.991 41% 229
5,887 miles from location Atlanta Institute of Music Duluth GA 25.9343 100% 144
5,893 miles from location Omnitech Institute Decatur GA 25.6855 n/a 99
 

Curious what studying Music gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Georgia

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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