Music Production in Illinois

The Top 3 Online Schools: Get Free Info

  • Walden University Btn_top_more_info
  • Capella University Btn_top_more_info
  • American Intercontinental University Btn_top_more_info
Ad_cliff_notes Ad_open_courseware Never-leave-home

There are schools offering music production programs in Illinois!

You may want to consider online colleges as well!
Great programs and courses just at the click of your finger!
 

Schools Offering Music Production Programs in Illinois


Around 0.0% of Illinois's graduates graduate from music production degree programs every year. That means an estimated 127 music producers graduate from Illinois' 3 music production schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Illinois with a music production program is Columbia College Chicago, which is located in Chicago. In 2010, it was ranked 81st nationwide. In 2010, 115 students graduated from Columbia College Chicago's music production program. Students at Columbia College Chicago paid $19,610 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Illinois with a music production program is Southwestern Illinois College, which is located in Belleville. In 2010, it was ranked 86th nationwide. 6 students graduated with degree in music production from Southwestern Illinois College in 2010. The tuition rate at Southwestern Illinois College was $2,604 per year.

Prairie State College, which was ranked 86th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Illinois that has a music production program. It is located in Chicago Heights. 3 students graduated with degree in music production from Prairie State College in 2010. Prairie State College charged in-state students $2,348 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Illinois music production school, average tuition will be $8,187 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,348 per year to $19,610 per year. The Illinois music production schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Columbia College Chicago - located in Chicago, students are charged $19,610 per year
  2. Southwestern Illinois College - located in Belleville, students are charged $2,604 per year
  3. Prairie State College - located in Chicago Heights, students are charged $2,348 per year

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

  1. Prairie State College - located in Chicago Heights, students are charged $2,348 per year
  2. Southwestern Illinois College - located in Belleville, students are charged $2,604 per year
  3. Columbia College Chicago - located in Chicago, students are charged $19,610 per year

A music production degree from an Illinois school... what next?

The highest percentage of music production graduates in Illinois pursue careers as a music producer. In 2010, there were 1,380 music producers working in Illinois. The largest populations of Illinois music producers are working in the following counties:

  1. Cook County - 880 music producers
  2. Lake County - 120 music producers
  3. Bureau County - 70 music producers

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of music producers in Illinois will grow by 8%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 880 music producers working in Illinois.

Salary

On average, a music producer earns a salary of $49,050 per year in Illinois state. However, this number is only an average. music producers in Illinois had varying salaries from $18,180 to $83,140 per year in 2010. The counties in Illinois with the highest average salary for a music producer are:

  1. Cook County - $50,820 per year
  2. Lake County - $49,560 per year
  3. Bureau County - $49,450 per year

The Illinois counties with the lowest average salary for music producers are:

  1. Menard County - $41,510 per year
  2. Marshall County - $45,600 per year
  3. Clark County - $45,760 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Associate's Degree in Music Production in Illinois
  • Bachelor's Degree in Music Production in Illinois
  • Certificate in Music Production in Illinois

Want to study at your own time and pace?

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

View Online Schools
Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,221 miles from location Southwestern Illinois College Belleville IL 13.7244 n/a 14,440
6,103 miles from location Columbia College Chicago Chicago IL 18.5129 n/a 12,127
6,102 miles from location Prairie State College Chicago Heights IL 9.7858 n/a 5,854
 

Curious what studying Music Production gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Producers and Directors + 1,670 $67,670 1.2%
2
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians + 1,490 $46,570 0.7%
3
Music Directors and Composers + 1,380 $49,050 294.3%
4
Sound Engineering Technicians + 700 $44,470 125.8%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are music production related jobs in Illinois