Canton has a general population of 5,882 and an overall student population of 5,721. Approximately 2,401 of Canton's students are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
Of the 1 music schools in Canton, the largest music school, by student population, is St Lawrence University. Approximately 5 students graduated in 2010 from St Lawrence University with credentials in music.
A reported 5 students graduated with credentials in music in Canton in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $39,765 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $750 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a music program in Canton. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,160 per year, on average, for room and board at Canton-based music schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in music, if you decide to work as a musician in Canton, your job prospects are not very good. There were 4,230 musicians working in New York and 90 working in the greater Canton area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of musicians is expected to increase by 6% in Canton. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a musician in Canton is $49,370 per year. This is the same as the state-wide average salary for musicians.