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.

Read More

College ROI Report


20 Year Net ROI 


Annual ROI 


Total 4 Year Cost 


Compare to Other Schools

College Salary Report


Early Career Salary 


Mid-Career Salary 


% High Meaning 

49 %

Compare to Other 4-Year Schools

Berklee College of Music Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

National Salary Data 
Operations Manager
5 salaries
Music Teacher
3 salaries
Assistant Editor
3 salaries
Music Director
3 salaries
Creative Director
2 salaries
Director of Operations
2 salaries
Activity Therapist
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 144

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

About This School

1140 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02215


Private School, Arts, Music & Design

50 %

20 %

18 %

Freebase CC-BY Source: Freebase, licensed under CC-BY; IPEDS (As of January, 2015)


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


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).


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.

Berklee College of Music Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Key Stats for Berklee College of Music


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

More Charts for Berklee College of Music

Most Popular Job for Berklee College of Music Alumni

Most Popular Years Experience for Berklee College of Music Alumni

Most Popular Employer Name for Berklee College of Music Alumni

Most Popular Company Size for Berklee College of Music Alumni

Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Salary and career advice to put you a step ahead.
newsletter icon


Recent Blog Posts on Career News

Want to Get More Specific? Get a Salary Report Customized for YOU

Tell us about your current job and your skillset, and we’ll let you know how much employers are paying in your area.