Music in Montana

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Schools Offering Music Programs in Montana


Each year, approximately 0.3% of Montana graduates receive degrees in music. Thus, Montana's 5 music schools put out approximately 48 musicians each year.

Top Schools

The University of Montana, which was ranked 37th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Montana that has a music program. It is located in Missoula. In 2010, The University of Montana graduated 34 students from its music program. The University of Montana charged in-state students $5,476 in tuition fees per year.

Rocky Mountain College, which was ranked 44th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Montana that has a music program. It is located in Billings. In 2010, Rocky Mountain College graduated 1 students from its music program. Rocky Mountain College charged in-state students $21,100 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Montana with a music program is Montana State University, which is located in Bozeman. In 2010, it was ranked 69th nationwide. In 2010, 7 students graduated from Montana State University music program. The tuition rate at Montana State University was $6,168 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Montana's music schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $8,168 per year, though tuition can range from $21,100 per year to $2,856 per year. The Montana music schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Rocky Mountain College - located in Billings, students are charged $21,100 per year
  2. Montana State University - located in Bozeman, students are charged $6,168 per year
  3. The University of Montana - located in Missoula, students are charged $5,476 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Montana music schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Dawson Community College - located in Glendive, students are charged $2,856 per year
  2. Montana State University-Billings - located in Billings, students are charged $5,242 per year
  3. The University of Montana - located in Missoula, students are charged $5,476 per year

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

The Montana counties with the largest populations of musician are:

  1. Missoula County - 60 musicians
  2. Beaverhead County - 40 musicians
  3. Flathead County - 40 musicians

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of musicians in Montana will grow by 19%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 370 musicians working in Montana.

Salary

On average, musicians earn $16,195 per year. However, this number is only an average. Musician in Montana had varying salaries from $15,810 to $80,300 per year in 2010. Musicians in the following Montana counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Flathead County - $36,590 per year
  2. Beaverhead County - $35,970 per year
  3. Missoula County - $34,720 per year

Musicians in the following counties in Montana make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Carbon County - $25,140 per year
  2. Missoula County - $34,720 per year
  3. Beaverhead County - $35,970 per year

On average, the highest paid musicians in Montana were:

  1. Music Composer - $32,390 per year
  2. Horn Player - per year

On average, the lowest paid musicians in Montana were:

  1. Music Composer - $32,390 per year
  2. Horn Player - per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in music in Montana 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.

  • Associate's Degree in Music in Montana
  • Bachelor's Degree in Music in Montana
  • Master's Degree in Music in Montana

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
7,341 miles from location The University of Montana Missoula MT 62.7497 42% 14,921
7,230 miles from location Montana State University Bozeman MT 31.0254 50% 12,348
7,109 miles from location Montana State University-Billings Billings MT 21.9422 60% 3,635
7,111 miles from location Rocky Mountain College Billings MT 56.4196 67% 878
6,914 miles from location Dawson Community College Glendive MT 22.4796 n/a 441
 

Curious what studying Music gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Music Directors and Composers + 240 $32,390 100.0%
2
Musicians and Singers + 180 n/a -35.7%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are music related jobs in Montana