Stringed Instruments

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Total Degrees​
Awarded in 2019
519
declining 7.16%
Median In-State​
Public Tuition
$9,371
growing 22.3%
Median Out-of-State​
Private Tuition
$47,825
growing 2.52%
Average Wage
$60,149
growing 2.6%
People in Workforce
2.2M
growing 2.01%
Average Employee Age
41.1
growing 0.276%

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The locations with the highest concentration of Stringed Instruments degree recipients are New York, NY, Boston, MA, and Houston, TX. The locations with a relatively high number of Stringed Instruments degree recipients are Evanston, IL, Bloomington, IN, and San Francisco, CA. The most common degree awarded to students studying Stringed Instruments is a masters degree.

Institutions

Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Stringed Instruments and the types of students that study this field. The Juilliard School awards the most degrees in Stringed Instruments in the US, but The Juilliard School and The New England Conservatory of Music have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Stringed Instruments.

Tuition costs for Stringed Instruments majors are, on average, $9,371 for in-state public colleges, and $47,825 for out of state private colleges.

The most common sector, by number of institutions, that offers Stringed Instruments programs are Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above institutions (25 total). The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded, is Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above (455 completions).

Institutions

Institution with the Most Degrees Awarded in Stringed Instruments

The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded in Stringed Instruments, is Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above (455 completions).

The following chart shows the share of universities that offer Stringed Instruments programs, by the total number of completions, colored and grouped by their sector.

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Tuition Costs for Common Institutions

$9,371
Median In-State Public
$47,825
Median Out of State Private

The Juilliard School has the most Stringed Instruments degree recipients, with 84 degrees awarded in 2019.

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Specialized Colleges

Out of all institutions that offer Stringed Instruments programs and have at least 5 graduates in those programs, The Juilliard School and The New England Conservatory of Music have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Stringed Instruments, with 31.5% and 28.3%, respectively.

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Degrees Awarded by County

Counties with the Most Degrees Awarded in Stringed Instruments

This map shows the counties in the United States colored by the highest number of degrees awarded in Stringed Instruments by year.

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Growth in Awarded Degrees

Counties with the Fastest Growing Number of Degrees Awarded

This map shows the counties in the United States colored by the highest growth in degrees awarded for Stringed Instruments.

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Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Visual & Performing Arts graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field.

The average salary for Visual & Performing Arts majors is $60,149 and the most common occupations are Graphic designers, Elementary & middle school teachers, and Postsecondary teachers.

The industry that employs the most Visual & Performing Arts majors is Elementary & secondary schools, though the highest paying industry, by average wage, is Clay building material & refractories manufacturing.

Wages

Yearly Income for Common Jobs

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$60,149
Average Wage in Workforce
± $1,039
2.6%
1 Year Growth
± 2.39%

The average salary for Visual & Performing Arts majors is $60,149 and the most common occupations are Graphic designers, Elementary & middle school teachers, and Postsecondary teachers.

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Highest Paying Locations

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This map shows the public use micro areas (PUMAs) in the United States colored by the average salary of Visual & Performing Arts majors.

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Occupations

Most Common

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The most common occupations Visual & Performing Arts majors, by number of employees, are Graphic designers, Elementary & middle school teachers, and Postsecondary teachers.

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Most Specialized

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Compared to other majors, there are an unusually high number of Visual & Performing Arts majors working as Commercial and industrial designers, Graphic designers, and Interior designers.

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Highest Paid

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The highest paid occupations by median income for Visual & Performing Arts majors are Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Chief executives & legislators.

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Occupations by Share

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2.2M
2019 Workforce
± 36,120
2.01%
1 Year Growth
± 2.29%

The number of Visual & Performing Arts graduates in the workforce has been growing at a rate of 2.01%, from 2.15M in 2018 to 2.2M in 2019.

The largest single share of Visual & Performing Arts graduates go on to work as Graphic designers (5.11%). This chart shows the various jobs filled by those with a major in Visual & Performing Arts by share of the total number of graduates.

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Industries

Most Common

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Highest Paid

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Industries by Share

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Stringed Instruments is from the 2 Digit Course Visual & Performing Arts.
2.2M
2019 Workforce
± 36,120
2.01%
1 Year Growth
± 2.29%

The number of Visual & Performing Arts graduates in the workforce has been growing at a rate of 2.01%, from 2.15M in 2018 to 2.2M in 2019.

The industry which employs the most Visual & Performing Arts graduates by share is Elementary & secondary schools, followed by Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges. This visualization shows the industries that hire those who major in Visual & Performing Arts.

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Specialty Locations

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This map shows the public use micro areas (PUMAs) in the United States where there are a relatively high population of Visual & Performing Arts majors.

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Diversity

Demographic information for those who earn a degree in Visual & Performing Arts in the United States. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Visual & Performing Arts is 41.1, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Masters Degree. Female employees are more likely to hold Visual & Performing Arts degrees, and Non-resident Alien students are the most common race/ethnicty group awarded degrees in Visual & Performing Arts (187 students).

Workforce Age

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41.1
Average Age in 2019
± 0.215 Years
0.276%
1 Year Change
± 0.747%

This chart shows distribution of ages for employees with a degree in Visual & Performing Arts. The most common ages of employees with this major are 30 and 29 years old, which represent 3.56% and 3.35% of the population, respectively.

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Degrees Awarded

The most common degree types awarded to students graduating in Stringed Instruments are Masters Degree, Bachelors Degree, and Postbaccalaureate Certificate.

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Workforce Degrees

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The most common degree types held by the working population in Visual & Performing Arts are Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree, and Professional degree.

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Gender Imbalance for Common Institutions

Female (53.8%)
Most Common Gender with a Degree in this Field

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Race & Ethnicity by Degrees Awarded

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Non-resident Alien
    187 degrees awarded
  2. White
    172 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    66 degrees awarded

This chart shows the number of degrees awarded in Stringed Instruments for each race & ethnicity. Non-resident Alien students earned the largest share of the degrees with this major.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Race/Ethnicity and Gender Combination
  1. White Female
    36 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    34 degrees awarded
  3. Non-resident Alien Male
    27 degrees awarded

This chart illustrates the differences by gender for each race & ethnicity of Bachelors Degree recipients in Stringed Instruments. White Female students, who earn most of the degrees in this field, are the most common combination of race/ethnicity and gender.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Countries of Origin
  1. Korea
    29,152 degree recipients
  2. Mexico
    19,787 degree recipients
  3. China
    19,182 degree recipients
High Relative Number of Students
  1. Singapore
    5.42 times more than expected
  2. Korea
    5.29 times more than expected
  3. Finland
    4.25 times more than expected

There are a relatively high number of people that were born in Singapore that hold Visual & Performing Arts degrees (5.42 times more than expected), and the most common country of origin by total numbers for non-US students earning a degree in this field is Korea (29,152 degree recipients).

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Stringed Instruments field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Stringed Instruments majors need many skills, but most especially Active Listening. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Stringed Instruments majors need more than the average amount of Coordination, Social Perceptiveness, and Monitoring.

These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Stringed Instruments majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Coordination is very distinctive for majors, but the Active Listening, Coordination, and Speaking are the three most important skills for people in the field.

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