If you are interested in pursuing music production, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 music production schools in Nashville, Tennessee. Nashville has a total population of 545,524 and a student population of 52,912. Of these students, 5,573 are enrolled in schools that offer music production programs.
Of the 2 music production schools in Nashville, the largest music production school, by student population, is SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville. In 2010, SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville graduated approximately 113 students from its music production program.
A total of 149 students graduated with credentials in music production from music production schools in Nashville in 2010. In 2009 tuition at music production schools in Nashville was $22,360 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for music production related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,590 per year, on average, for room and board at Nashville-based music production schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Nashville after graduating from music production school, you should know that job prospects for music producers in Nashville, which is the most popular music production profession, are average. There were 720 music producers working in Tennessee and 450 working in the greater Nashville area in 2010. Nashville's music producer workforce is projected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for music producers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a music producer in Nashville is $37,520 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for music producers.