Which careers have the most earning potential for music graduates?
After graduation, music graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $79,487, while the bottom 20% make closer to $22,519. The median grad salary is $42,308.
Music graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in music is $28,248, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $44,806.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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