Berklee College of Music Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Boston, Mass., Berklee College of Music, a school, has a student population of roughly 4,000. This summary is derived from information given by Berklee College of Music grads who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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College Salary Report

651st

Early Career Salary 

$39,700

% High Meaning 

46.0%

Mid-Career Salary 

$69,700

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Berklee College of Music Alumni

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Operations Manager, Retail
2 salaries
$48,000  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 22 Aug 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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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

Berklee College of Music alumni belong to a wide range of sectors. A few fields in which grads tend to find work include the musical instrument store industry, software as a service (SAAS) development, and the musical performance industry. The education industry registers as the most common industry among alumni. Those with a degree from Berklee College of Music make an average of about $46K.

Locations

New York, N.Y. is filled with Berklee College of Music grads. San Francisco, Calif. is another hot spot for Berklee College of Music grads, where salaries rank at the top of the pay scale (compensation averages out to $73K). On the far end of the pay scale, Berklee College of Music alumni often reside in Nashville, Tenn., which is home to the lowest pay at $41K. Other common destinations include Los Angeles, Calif. and Boston, Mass.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of $111K per year, Berklee College of Music grads who have a Bachelor's Degree, Music Business are the best paid among the alumni population. An Associate's Degree offers the lowest median annual financial reward ($44K).

Skills

Proficiency in Customer Service is common among Berklee College of Music alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, one in six former students report doing so. Berklee College of Music grads with Business Development experience garner salaries that are 45 percent more than other grads' salaries. Other prime know-hows include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Project Management.

Benefits and Perks

Only about one in three grads enjoy paid vacation and one in eight survey participants receive sick leave. For this school, a strong majority of survey participants are the recipients of health benefits, and the larger part of alumni pick up dental plans, too. A fair number of grads save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Graduates of Berklee College of Music are also recipients of a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and optional telecommute / work from home.

Related Schools

Compensation averages approximately $45K for Boston Conservatory alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Berklee College of Music grads. Boston Architectural College, New England Conservatory of Music, and School of the Museum of Fine Arts-Boston are also similar to Berklee College of Music.

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Key Stats for Berklee College of Music

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %
Salary
$40,000 - $70,000
Salary
$28,130 - $72,764
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

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