Shreveport has a general population of 200,145 and an overall student population of 10,685. Approximately 3,014 of Shreveport's students are enrolled in schools that offer music production programs.
Shreveport's largest music production school is Southern University at Shreveport. In 2010, Southern University at Shreveport graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in music production.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a music production certificate in Shreveport. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,036 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Shreveport music production schools was an average of $14,166 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for music production related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,140 per year, on average, for room and board at Shreveport-based music production schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,576.
If you decide to work as a music producer in Shreveport, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 14 music producers in Louisiana were working in the greater Shreveport area. The number of music producers in Shreveport is expected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for music producers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a music producer in Shreveport is $31,460 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for music producers.