Graduates of New England Conservatory of Music are found working in a number of different fields including the symphony or orchestral music industry, the school district industry, and software as a service (SAAS) development. The most popular professional field seems to be the education industry. Former New England Conservatory of Music students do not typically enter higher education; in fact, less than five percent of graduates find work in this area, making it the least likely field for this group to enter. Former New England Conservatory of Music graduates bring in $52K on average.
Male graduates on average earn more than female graduates; the first group banks $61K per year, but the second group takes home only about $46K.
The most generous salaries among New England Conservatory of Music alumni are reportedly earned by Senior Systems Engineers, whose median earnings come to around $111K, followed by Executive Directors ($97K) and Music Directors (approximately $68K). Collecting the smallest paychecks are Directors of Music Ministry — they bring in $15K.
Boston, Mass. keeps the largest number of New England Conservatory of Music grads among cities despite the fact that it offers the lowest median compensation (around $56K). New England Conservatory of Music grads with a different agenda may consider the above-average salaries in San Francisco, Calif. — pay averages to $140K. Other common destinations include Los Angeles, Calif. and Detroit, Mich.
Financial compensation is highest for New England Conservatory of Music grads with a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) (average earnings climb to $70K per year). Average annual salaries for those with a Master of Music (MM) are the lowest of the pack, earning $55K.
Competency in Windows PowerShell translates into above-average pay for New England Conservatory of Music grads — they earn 172 percent more than their fellow graduates. Roughly a sixth of New England Conservatory of Music grads wind up using Customer Service at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Scheduling, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel are among other dominant skills.
Benefits and Perks
Only about two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and one-third of alumni receive sick leave. A strong majority of grads have medical plans, and the larger part of survey participants have dental insurance. To plan for old age, a strong majority of alums maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. Alumni of New England Conservatory of Music also take in a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and flexible hours.
Schools similar to New England Conservatory of Music include School of the Museum of Fine Arts-Boston, Berklee College of Music, and Boston Conservatory.