Marion has a total population of 3,511 and a student population of 313. Of these students, 313 are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
Marion's largest music school is Judson College. In 2010, Judson College graduated approximately 1 students from its music program.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a music degree from one of Marion's music schools. In 2009 tuition at music schools in Marion was $12,890 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for music related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Marion-based music schools, you will have an added expense of $7,970 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $16,800.
If you decide to work as a musician in Marion, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 1,000 musicians in Alabama. Of these musicians, 30 were working in the greater Marion area. The government projects that the number of musicians in Marion will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a musician in Marion is $35,620 per year, which is lower than the average for musicians state-wide.