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Music Schools in Alabama

In 2018-2019, 334 students earned their Music degrees in AL.

As a degree choice, Music is the 54th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Music Majors in Alabama

Music majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 277
Master’s Degree 33
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 18
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 18
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 18
Associate’s Degree 6

Gender Distribution

In Alabama, a music major is more popular with men than with women.

Music Majors in AL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of music majors in Alabama is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.9%
  • Black or African American: 14.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.3%
  • White: 72.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.4%
  • Other Races: 6.3%
Music Majors in AL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Music Grads in Alabama

In this state, there are 17,300 people employed in jobs related to a music degree, compared to 1,213,230 nationwide.

Music Jobs Nationwide vs. AL

Wages for Music Jobs in Alabama

Music grads earn an average of $51,180 in the state and $63,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 24 colleges in Alabama that offer music degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

92 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
38,390 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.10%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $37,400 after earning their degree at this institution.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
8,479 Total Students

93% of students get financical aid. 68% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending Jacksonville State University will pay a net price of $16,962.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
30,440 Total Students

The average student takes 4.44 years to complete their degree at Auburn. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 86% are considered full time. A typical student attending Auburn will pay a net price of $23,696.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
16,981 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,400 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. 53% of the teachers are full time.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
7,488 Total Students

The average student takes 4.81 years to complete their degree at UNA. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. A typical student attending UNA will pay a net price of $12,557.

#6

Samford University

Birmingham
21 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
5,619 Total Students

In their early career, Samford grads earn an average salary of $37,500. Most students complete their degree in 4.23 years. This private school has an average net price of $29,207.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
14,834 Total Students

A typical student attending USA will pay a net price of $14,871. It takes the average student 4.79 years to graduate. In their early career, USA grads earn an average salary of $31,500.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
21,923 Total Students

78% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Graduates earn an average $35,100 after graduation.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
2,612 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 67% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,500 after earning their degree at this institution. The 7.30% student loan default rate is lower than average.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
1,885 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,300 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

Music Careers in AL

Some of the careers music majors go into include:

Job Title AL Job Growth AL Median Salary
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 9% $62,570
Musicians and Singers 6% $0
High School Teachers 3% $51,440
Sound Engineering Technicians 0% $29,110

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to music.

Major Annual Graduates in AL
Fine & Studio Arts 402
Design & Applied Arts 274
Drama & Theater Arts 171
Dance 60
Arts & Media Management 32
General Visual & Performing Arts 2

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