Dodge City has a general population of 25,176 and an overall student population of 1,706. Approximately 1,706 of Dodge City's students are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
Of the 1 music schools in Dodge City, the largest music school, by student population, is Dodge City Community College. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Music program at Dodge City Community College.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,536 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Dodge City music schools was an average of $12,016 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for music related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Dodge City-based music schools, you will have an added expense of $4,502 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,034.
After graduating with your credentials in music, if you decide to work as a musician in Dodge City, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 180 musicians in Kansas, 130 were working in the greater Dodge City area. By the year 2018, the number of musicians is expected to increase by 24% in Dodge City. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.
As a musician in Dodge City, you can expect to make an average salary of $41,140 per year. This is the same as the average salary for musicians in the state.