Audio Production in Massachusetts

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Schools Offering Audio Production Programs in Massachusetts


Each year, approximately 0.3% of Massachusetts graduates receive degrees in audio production. Thus, Massachusetts' 5 audio production schools put out approximately 586 audio producers each year.

Top Schools

Boston University, which is located in Boston, is the top-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a audio production program. It received a ranking of 14th in the country in 2010. 142 students graduated with a degree in audio production from Boston University in 2010. Students at Boston University paid $39,864 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Massachusetts with a audio production program is Emerson College, which is located in Boston. In 2010, it was ranked 28th nationwide. In 2010, Emerson College graduated 213 students from its audio production program. Emerson College charged in-state students $31,422 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Massachusetts with a audio production program is Assumption College, which is located in Worcester. In 2010, it was ranked 70th nationwide. Assumption College charged in-state students $31,305 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at Massachusetts' audio production schools ranges from $39,864 per year to $18,902 per year. But, the average tuition is $30,803 per year. The Massachusetts audio production schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Boston University - located in Boston, students are charged $39,864 per year
  2. Berklee College of Music - located in Boston, students are charged $32,520 per year
  3. Emerson College - located in Boston, students are charged $31,422 per year

The audio production schools in Massachusetts that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. The New England Institute of Art - located in Brookline, students are charged $18,902 per year
  2. Assumption College - located in Worcester, students are charged $31,305 per year
  3. Emerson College - located in Boston, students are charged $31,422 per year

An audio production degree from a Massachusetts school... what next?

A large number of Massachusetts audio production graduates become audio producers. Massachusetts had 2,320 audio producers in 2010. In Massachusetts, the largest numbers of audio producers work in the following counties:

  1. Bristol County - 1,610 audio producers
  2. Middlesex County - 90 audio producers

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of audio producers is expected to grow by 4% by 2018. There are projected to be 2,090 audio producers working in the Massachusetts then.

Salary

An audio producer in Massachusetts earns $43,740 per year on average. However, Massachusetts audio producers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $20,960 per year to more than $66,850 per year in 2010. The following counties in Massachusetts have the highest average salaries for audio producers:

  1. Middlesex County - $39,000 per year
  2. Bristol County - $36,590 per year

On average, audio producers earns the least in the following Massachusetts counties:

  1. Bristol County - $36,590 per year
  2. Middlesex County - $39,000 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in audio production in Massachusetts and to compare salaries with various related fields such as audio production or music production, 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 Audio Production in Massachusetts
  • Bachelor's Degree in Audio Production in Massachusetts
  • Master's Degree in Audio Production in Massachusetts

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,267 miles from location Boston University Boston MA 85.9479 20% 31,960
5,265 miles from location Emerson College Boston MA 72.0892 26% 4,556
5,266 miles from location Berklee College of Music Boston MA 26.0838 57% 4,145
5,302 miles from location Assumption College Worcester MA 29.7589 17% 2,794
5,267 miles from location The New England Institute of Art Brookline MA 26.5632 96% 1,615
 

Curious what studying Audio Production gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians + 2,320 $43,740 146.8%
2
Broadcast Technicians + 530 $47,510 -18.5%
3
Sound Engineering Technicians + 430 $56,150
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are audio production related jobs in Massachusetts