If you are interested in pursuing music, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 music schools in Billings, Montana. Billings has a total population of 89,847 and a student population of 6,086. Of these students, 4,513 are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
Montana State University-Billings is the largest music school in Billings, based on student population. In 2010, Montana State University-Billings graduated approximately 4 students from its music program.
A total of 5 students graduated with credentials in music from music schools in Billings in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Billings's music schools, you can expect to pay an average of $23,351 per year in instate tuition and $28,072 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for music related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,895 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in music, if you decide to work as a musician in Billings, your job prospects are good. There were 170 musicians working in Montana and 40 working in the greater Billings area in 2010. Billings's musician workforce is projected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a musician in Billings is $19,390 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for musicians.
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