Average Salary for New England Conservatory of Music Alumni

Students of The New England Conservatory of Music call Boston home for four years. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.

New England Conservatory of Music Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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Communications Manager
2 salaries
$37,300  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
United States (change)

About This School

290 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115-5018

necmusic.edu/apply-nec

431

Private School, Arts, Music & Design

86 %

18 %


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Industry

The education industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Those with an education from The New England Conservatory of Music earn an average of $42K.

Gender

After graduation, disparities in salary rise to the surface — males tend to earn $54K per year compared to females' around $41K.

Locations

Though Boston offers the least in terms of financial rewards (median pay is the lowest at about $42K), slightly less than a third of The New England Conservatory of Music students continue living here after college. On the opposite end of the pay scale is New York, a top-paying city for The New England Conservatory of Music grads looking to earn a larger-than-average sum (this city has a median pay of $48K).

Degree Major

A Master of Music (MM), Music Performance will compensate The New England Conservatory of Music grads at a much higher rate than other fields — these alums tend to rake in approximately $70K per year. A Master of Arts (MA), Music Performance commands less pay, and these degree-holders face salaries of $39K.

Skills

The New England Conservatory of Music grads with Software Knowledge experience garner salaries that are 65 percent more than other grads' salaries. Many The New England Conservatory of Music grads have knowledge of Project Management, with just under one in three alumni using this program on the clock. Experience with Copywriting, Marketing Management, and People Management is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about one in three grads) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just two-fifths of alumni get sick time. In an effort to save up for the years ahead, nearly all former students contribute to a 401(k). It is no small feat that nearly all alums are given health coverage, and a majority of grads accept dental insurance. The New England Conservatory of Music grads are also lucky enough to receive a casual working environment, life insurance, flexible hours, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Schools similar to The New England Conservatory of Music include School of the Museum of Fine Arts-Boston, Berklee College of Music, and The Boston Conservatory.

Key Stats for New England Conservatory of Music

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %
Salary
$27,148 - $49,132
Salary
$44,219 - $70,934
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

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