Salina has a general population of 45,679 and an overall student population of 1,250. Approximately 852 of Salina's students are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
The largest music school in Salina, by student population, is Kansas Wesleyan University. In 2010, approximately 5 students graduated from the Music program at Kansas Wesleyan University.
A total of 5 students graduated with credentials in music from music schools in Salina in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,200 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for music related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,600 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 Salina, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 180 musicians in Kansas. Of these musicians, 130 were working in the greater Salina area. The government projects that the number of musicians in Salina will increase by 24% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a musician in Salina is $41,140 per year, which is the same as the average for musicians state-wide.