Berklee College of Music Alumni Average Salary

Berklee College of Music, a school in Boston, Mass., has roughly 4,000 undergrads. 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

1312th

20 Year Net ROI 

($3,700)

Annual ROI 

0.1%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$231,000

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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 Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$50K$100K$150K
Operations Manager
6 salaries
$49,261  
   
Music Director
3 salaries
$45,953  
Assistant Editor
3 salaries
$35,000  
Music Teacher
3 salaries
$30,521  
Creative Director
2 salaries
$82,500  
Activity Therapist
2 salaries
$34,320  
Associate Director, Creative Services
2 salaries
$102,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Feb 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 146

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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 %


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Industry

Starting salaries of around $84K are the median among Berklee College of Music grads.

Locations

The top-paying city popular with Berklee College of Music alumni is Boston, Mass., which offers a median salary of about $87K. The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by Berklee College of Music alumni is Los Angeles, Calif., where earnings average $76K.

Degree Major

Berklee College of Music students with a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) can expect to make the most money ($83K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Bachelor's Degree ($81K on average annually).

Skills

Project Management commands a pay premium of 3 percent for Berklee College of Music grads. Project Management is a popular skill among Berklee College of Music alumni, with more than two-fifths of grads reporting using it on the job.

Benefits and Perks

The larger part of grads do get paid time off for vacation, but only about two-fifths of alumni get paid sick time. The vast majority of former students set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; almost all former students are rewarded with health insurance and a fair number of graduates report dental coverage, too. Alumni of Berklee College of Music also take in a casual working environment, free drinks, life insurance, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Boston Conservatory, New England Conservatory of Music, and School of the Museum of Fine Arts-Boston are also similar to Berklee College of Music. Graduates of Berklee College of Music report the largest average salaries relative to comparable schools; however, Boston Architectural College alumni, who make an average of $60K, do not sit too far below Berklee College of Music on the pay scale.

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Key Stats for Berklee College of Music

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %
Salary
$55,500 - $92,432
Salary
$63,871 - $92,510
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
7%
$65,000 - $90,259

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