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Music Schools in Nevada

81 students earned Music degrees in Nevada in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Music is the 66th most popular major in the state out of a total 201 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Music Majors in Nevada

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 46
Master’s Degree 23
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 6
Associate’s Degree 5
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 1

Gender Distribution

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

Music Majors in NV Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.9%
  • Black or African American: 9.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 16.0%
  • White: 46.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 7.4%
  • Other Races: 14.8%
Music Majors in NV Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Music Grads in Nevada

There are 7,040 people in the state and 1,213,230 people in the nation working in music jobs.

Music Jobs Nationwide vs. NV

Wages for Music Jobs in Nevada

A typical salary for a music grad in the state is $57,010, compared to a typical salary of $63,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in Nevada that offer music degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
30,457 Total Students

The 6.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 96% are considered full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,551.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
21,463 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 5.00% which is lower than average. This public school has an average net price of $14,122. The full-time teacher rate is 95%.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
34,169 Total Students

76% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. 99% of the teachers are full time.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,861 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 96% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,600 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

#5

Western Nevada College

Carson City
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,327 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,960. 74% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Music Careers in NV

Some of the careers music majors go into include:

Job Title NV Job Growth NV Median Salary
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 28% $42,770
High School Teachers 22% $57,730
Musicians and Singers 18% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in NV
Design & Applied Arts 139
Fine & Studio Arts 129
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 80
Drama & Theater Arts 63
Arts & Media Management 22
Dance 22
General Visual & Performing Arts 5

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View Nationwide Music Report

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