Holyoke has a total population of 39,838 and a student population of 7,473. Of these students, 7,473 are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
The largest music school in Holyoke, by student population, is Holyoke Community College. In 2010, Holyoke Community College graduated approximately 14 students from its music program.
In 2010, 14 students graduated with a music degree in Holyoke. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,072 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for music related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in music, if you decide to work as a musician in Holyoke, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 500 musicians in Massachusetts. Of these musicians, 50 were working in the greater Holyoke area. The government projects that the number of musicians in Holyoke will increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a musician in Holyoke is $36,320 per year, which is lower than the average for musicians state-wide.