Berklee College of Music Alumni Average Salary

Around 4,000 people attend Berklee College of Music, a institution based in Boston, Mass. Alumni responses to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this outline.

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College ROI Report

1678th

20 Year Net ROI 

$18,900

Annual ROI 

0.4%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$236,000

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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

Years Experience
National Salary Data 
$0$28K$56K$84K
1-4 years$41,800  
   
5-9 years$65,000  
10-19 years$83,893  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Aug 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

Among Berklee College of Music grads, the financial services industry is a commonly chosen career field. Those with a degree from Berklee College of Music make an average of $87K.

Locations

Rather than relocating after graduation, many Berklee College of Music alumni (approximately one-third of) end up finding permanent jobs in Boston. Another city that attracts a wealth of Berklee College of Music grads is Boston, Mass.; given its high compensation ($96K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among Berklee College of Music grads is Los Angeles, Calif. (median compensation is about $76K).

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Berklee College of Music alumni are those with a Bachelor's Degree — they earn close to $84K on average per year. Graduates holding a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of approximately $83K.

Skills

Berklee College of Music grads with Project Management experience garner salaries that are 0 percent more than other grads' salaries. Project Management is a popular skill among Berklee College of Music alumni, with more than a third of grads reporting using it on the job.

Benefits and Perks

Perks, including paid vacation and sick time, are awarded to more than half of alumni. It is no small feat that almost all grads are given health coverage, and a fair number of graduates accept dental insurance. Almost all alums opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. Alumni of Berklee College of Music also take in a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and free drinks.

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. Berklee College of Music grads enjoy average salaries on the higher end compared to alumni salaries of comparable schools; in fact, median pay is the highest among former Berklee College of Music students, though earnings are not far from the average salary of Boston Architectural College graduates (around $60K).

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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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