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315 Music students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Music major is the 68th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Music Majors in Wisconsin

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 257
Master’s Degree 40
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 12
Associate’s Degree 3
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 3

Gender Distribution

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

Music Majors in WI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.9%
  • Black or African American: 1.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.5%
  • White: 82.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.1%
  • Other Races: 4.8%
Music Majors in WI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Music Grads in Wisconsin

In this state, there are 22,530 people employed in jobs related to a music degree, compared to 1,213,230 nationwide.

Music Jobs Nationwide vs. WI

Wages for Music Jobs in Wisconsin

In this state, music grads earn an average of $58,930. Nationwide, they make an average of $63,500.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 27 colleges in Wisconsin that offer music degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

59 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
1,463 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 8 to 1. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $24,801. 100% of students get financical aid.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
43,463 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $45,000 a year. The average student takes 4.37 years to complete their degree at UW - Madison. A typical student attending UW - Madison will pay a net price of $18,219.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
11,604 Total Students

76% of the teachers are full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.50%. A typical student attending UW - Eau Claire will pay a net price of $15,673.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
27,012 Total Students

65% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,300 after earning their degree at this institution. It takes the average student 4.86 years to graduate.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
13,059 Total Students

80% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. It takes the average student 4.57 years to graduate.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
8,955 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,000 a year. Of all the students who attend this school, 84% get financial aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,419.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
10,597 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. The student loan default rate of 1.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 79% of students receive it.

#8

Carthage College

Kenosha
9 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
2,872 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 53%. 100% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate of 6.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
6,135 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $35,600 after graduation. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.90%. 90% of students get financical aid.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
16,410 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 82% of students receive it. The student loan default rate of 3.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. It takes the average student 4.81 years to graduate.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
9,086 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.59 years to graduate. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. The student loan default rate of 3.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

Music Careers in WI

Some of the careers music majors go into include:

Job Title WI Job Growth WI Median Salary
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 7% $68,330
Sound Engineering Technicians 5% $54,480
Musicians and Singers 4% $0
High School Teachers 3% $56,700

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

Major Annual Graduates in WI
Design & Applied Arts 766
Fine & Studio Arts 703
Drama & Theater Arts 246
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 138
General Visual & Performing Arts 123
Dance 45
Arts & Media Management 27
Other Visual Art 3

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