Salem has a general population of 40,407 and an overall student population of 10,125. Approximately 10,125 of Salem's students are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
The largest music school in Salem, by student population, is Salem State University. Approximately 5 students graduated in 2010 from Salem State University with credentials in music.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a music degree in Salem. Tuition in 2009 at Salem's music schools was $19,443 per year for instate students and $25,583 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a music program in Salem. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,439 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,148.
If you decide to work as a musician in Salem, your job prospects are not very good. Salem's musician workforce is projected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.