If you decide that you want to get a music production certificate, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 music production schools in Houston, Texas. With an overall population of 1,953,631 and a student population of 160,823, approximately 9,510 of Houston students attend one of Houston's schools that offer music production programs.
MediaTech Institute-Houston is the largest music production school in Houston, based on student population. In 2010, MediaTech Institute-Houston graduated approximately 47 students from its music production program.
A total of 50 students graduated with credentials in music production from music production schools in Houston in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Houston's music production schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,844 per year in instate tuition and $29,154 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,343 for music production related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,706 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,138.
After graduating with your credentials in music production, if you decide to work as a music producer in Houston, your job prospects are average. There were 4,820 music producers working in Texas and 730 working in the greater Houston area in 2010. The number of music producers in Houston is expected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for music producers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a music producer in Houston is $47,270 per year, which is higher than the average for music producers state-wide.