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2023 Music Theory and Composition Salary

There are about 3,660 students enrolled in Music Theory and Composition in the USA.

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Starting college is a large investment for most people. It is critical to have confidence you enlarge your earning power. We intend for the following career and income statistics to guide you in deciding your major at college.

In year one after school, Music Theory and Composition students earn $27,647 a year on average (bottom 12%). Later on in their employment, they often earn anywhere between $27,085 and $104,725, but average about $53,207. For context, that is 38% greater than average.

The most common work position for a Music Theory and Composition graduate is CDL Driver, which normally earn near $36,000; next are Engineer and Software Engineer, which ordinarily earn close to $59,000 and $65,000 respectively.

The Plains has the most well paid Music Theory and Composition graduates. The most well paid state for Music Theory and Composition alumni is AR. The most well paid conference for Music Theory and Composition graduates is American Rivers Conference.

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