With an overall population of 19,243 and a student population of 7,277, approximately 7,277 of Pittsburg students attend one of Pittsburg's schools that offer music programs.
The largest music school in Pittsburg, by student population, is Pittsburg State University. Approximately 10 students graduated in 2010 from Pittsburg State University with credentials in music.
A reported 10 students graduated with credentials in music in Pittsburg in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,862 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Pittsburg music schools was an average of $23,386 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for music related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Pittsburg-based music schools, you will have an added expense of $5,744 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,102.
If you plan on staying in Pittsburg after graduating from music school, you should know that job prospects for musicians in Pittsburg, which is the most popular music profession, are good. There were 180 musicians working in Kansas and 130 working in the greater Pittsburg area in 2010. The number of musicians in Pittsburg is expected to increase by 24% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.
As a musician in Pittsburg, 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.