Sound Engineering in Michigan

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Schools Offering Sound Engineering Programs in Michigan


Each year, approximately 0.0% of Michigan graduates receive degrees in sound engineering. That means an estimated 27 sound engineers graduate from Michigan's 4 sound engineering schools each year.

Top Schools

Michigan Technological University, which was ranked 29th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Michigan that has a sound engineering program. It is located in Houghton. In 2010, Michigan Technological University graduated 7 students from its sound engineering program. Tuition at Michigan Technological University was $12,017 per year.

The second-ranked school in Michigan that has a sound engineering program is Kuyper College. Kuyper College, which was ranked 43rd in the country in 2010, is located in Grand Rapids. Tuition at Kuyper College was $16,390 per year.

Schoolcraft College, which was ranked 43rd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Michigan that has a sound engineering program. It is located in Livonia. 9 students graduated with degree in sound engineering from Schoolcraft College in 2010. Schoolcraft College charged in-state students $2,610 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Sound engineering schools in Michigan, charge students an average tuition of $8,411 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $16,390 per year, or as little as $2,610 per year. In 2010, the sound engineering schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Michigan were:

  1. Kuyper College - located in Grand Rapids, students are charged $16,390 per year
  2. Michigan Technological University - located in Houghton, students are charged $12,017 per year
  3. Grand Rapids Community College - located in Grand Rapids, students are charged $2,628 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Michigan sound engineering schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Schoolcraft College - located in Livonia, students are charged $2,610 per year
  2. Grand Rapids Community College - located in Grand Rapids, students are charged $2,628 per year
  3. Michigan Technological University - located in Houghton, students are charged $12,017 per year

A sound engineering degree from a Michigan school... what next?

A large number of Michigan sound engineering graduates become sound engineers. In 2010, there were 280 sound engineers working in Michigan. The following counties have the largest number of Michigan sound engineers:

  1. Lapeer County - 100 sound engineers

Salary

A sound engineer in Michigan earns $39,850 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. sound engineers in Michigan had varying salaries from $22,970 to $80,580 per year in 2010. The counties in Michigan with the highest average salary for a sound engineer are:

  1. Lapeer County - $49,830 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Associate's Degree in Sound Engineering in Michigan
  • Bachelor's Degree in Sound Engineering in Michigan
  • Certificate in Sound Engineering in Michigan

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,006 miles from location Grand Rapids Community College Grand Rapids MI 12.7836 n/a 16,944
5,890 miles from location Schoolcraft College Livonia MI 14.2976 n/a 13,042
6,156 miles from location Michigan Technological University Houghton MI 70.9808 36% 7,136
6,002 miles from location Kuyper College Grand Rapids MI 57.2831 65% 346
 

Curious what studying Sound Engineering gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians + 1,040 $41,220 26.8%
2
Sound Engineering Technicians + 280 $39,850 27.3%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are sound engineering related jobs in Michigan