Music in Hawaii

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Schools Offering Music Programs in Hawaii


Around 0.2% of Hawaii's graduates graduate from music degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 53 musicians graduate from Hawaii's 3 music schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Hawaii with a music program is University of Hawaii at Manoa, which is located in Honolulu. In 2010, it was ranked 35th nationwide. 32 students graduated with a degree in music from University of Hawaii at Manoa in 2010. The tuition rate at University of Hawaii at Manoa was $8,095 per year.

The second-ranked school in Hawaii with a music program is University of Hawaii at Hilo, which is located in Hilo. In 2010, it was ranked 47th nationwide. 8 students graduated with degree in music from University of Hawaii at Hilo in 2010. Tuition at University of Hawaii at Hilo was $5,416 per year.

The third-ranked school in Hawaii with a music program is Brigham Young University-Hawaii, which is located in Laie. In 2010, it was ranked 75th nationwide. In 2010, 13 students graduated from Brigham Young University-Hawaii music program. Brigham Young University-Hawaii charged in-state students $4,330 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Music schools in Hawaii, charge students an average tuition of $5,947 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $8,095 per year, or as little as $4,330 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Hawaii music schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of Hawaii at Manoa - located in Honolulu, students are charged $8,095 per year
  2. University of Hawaii at Hilo - located in Hilo, students are charged $5,416 per year
  3. Brigham Young University-Hawaii - located in Laie, students are charged $4,330 per year

The music schools in Hawaii that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Brigham Young University-Hawaii - located in Laie, students are charged $4,330 per year
  2. University of Hawaii at Hilo - located in Hilo, students are charged $5,416 per year
  3. University of Hawaii at Manoa - located in Honolulu, students are charged $8,095 per year

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

The following counties have the largest number of Hawaii musicians:

  1. Honolulu County - 380 musicians
  2. Hawaii County - 140 musicians

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of musicians is expected to grow by 6% by 2018. There are projected to be 1,790 musicians working in the Hawaii then.

Salary

On average, musicians earn $24,665 per year.

On average, the highest paid musicians in Hawaii were:

  1. Music Composer - $49,330 per year
  2. Horn Player - per year

On average, the lowest paid musicians in Hawaii were:

  1. Music Composer - $49,330 per year
  2. Horn Player - per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Hawaii statistics regarding a career in music and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as music or audio engineering.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Music in Hawaii
  • Master's Degree in Music in Hawaii
  • Doctoral Degree in Music in Hawaii

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
10,349 miles from location University of Hawaii at Manoa Honolulu HI 64.5508 40% 20,435
10,280 miles from location University of Hawaii at Hilo Hilo HI 52.8041 49% 3,974
10,338 miles from location Brigham Young University-Hawaii Laie HI 25.2178 42% 2,586
 

Curious what studying Music gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Musicians and Singers + 430 n/a -41.9%
2
Music Directors and Composers + 120 $49,330 20.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are music related jobs in Hawaii