Medford has a total population of 55,765 and a student population of 10,678. Of these students, 10,252 are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
Tufts University is the largest music school in Medford, based on student population. In 2010, Tufts University graduated approximately 22 students from its music program.
A reported 22 students graduated with credentials in music in Medford in 2010. If you decide to attend a music school in Medford, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $40,342.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for music related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,746 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a musician in Medford, your job prospects are not very good. There were 500 musicians working in Massachusetts and 250 working in the greater Medford area in 2010. The government projects that the number of musicians in Medford will increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.
As a musician in Medford, you can expect to make an average salary of $51,450 per year. This is higher than the average salary for musicians in the state.