Berklee College of Music Alumni Average Salary

Berklee College of Music is a university based in Boston, Mass. that is home to around 4,000 undergraduates. This report is based on the responses of Berklee College of Music graduates who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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College ROI Report

1678th

20 Year Net ROI 

$18,900

Annual ROI 

0.4%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$236,000

Compare to Other Schools

College Salary Report

463rd

Early Career Salary 

$38,500

Mid-Career Salary 

$74,800

% High Meaning 

49 %

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Berklee College of Music School Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Years Experience
National Salary Data 
$0$30K$60K$90K
1-4 years
5 salaries
$90,000  
   
5-9 years
3 salaries
$65,000  
10-19 years
4 salaries
$83,893  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Jun 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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About This School

1140 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02215

www.berklee.edu/admissions/

4,402

Private School, Arts, Music & Design

50 %

20 %

18 %

Industry

The majority of Berklee College of Music alumni wind up in the financial services industry. Following graduation, Berklee College of Music students earn an average of $87K.

Locations

Berklee College of Music students enjoy their time in Boston, and approximately one in three students actually choose to live and work there after graduating. Another city that attracts a wealth of Berklee College of Music grads is Boston, Mass.; given its high compensation (about $96K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. Home to the lowest median salary for Berklee College of Music alumni is Los Angeles, Calif., a popular place for former students despite its approximately $76K average paycheck.

Degree Major

A Bachelor's Degree earns Berklee College of Music students the most money after college (an average $84K per year). A B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with a median annual pay of around $83K.

Skills

Berklee College of Music grads are usually competent in Project Management, and over a third of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Competency in Project Management translates into above-average pay for Berklee College of Music grads — they earn 0 percent more than their fellow graduates.

Benefits and Perks

Both vacation time and sick leave are paid out for a majority of grads. To plan for old age, the vast majority of survey participants maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. Dental insurance applies to a fair number of former students, and the vast majority of alums report health coverage. Graduates of Berklee College of Music are also recipients of a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and free drinks.

Related Schools

Other schools similar to Berklee College of Music include Boston Conservatory, New England Conservatory of Music, and School of the Museum of Fine Arts-Boston. Compared to grads of similar schools, Berklee College of Music grads report higher earnings on average, though they are closest to Boston Architectural College alums, who earn $60K on average.

Key Stats for Berklee College of Music

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
Salary
$55,500 - $92,432
Salary
$65,000 - $105,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
7%
$66,129 - $93,564

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