Houghton has a total population of 1,748 and a student population of 1,336. Of these students, 1,336 are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
Of the 1 music schools in Houghton, the largest music school, by student population, is Houghton College. In 2010, Houghton College graduated approximately 8 students from its music program.
A total of 20 students graduated with credentials in music from music schools in Houghton in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,440 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for music related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,000 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $28,340.
If you decide to work as a musician in Houghton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 15 musicians in New York were working in the greater Houghton area. By the year 2018, the number of musicians is expected to increase by 6% in Houghton. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a musician in Houghton is $40,900 per year, which is the same as the average for musicians state-wide.