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The Berklee College of Music

21 Alums took the salary survey

BM Alumni Salary over Time

The Berklee College of Music Salary over time
BM Salaries
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BM Salaries

$24,517Starting Annual Salary
$50,71410 Year Annual Salary

Said that BM contributed

14.29%75-100% to their career success
4.76%50-75% to their career success
9.52%25-50% to their career success
71.43%0-25% to their career success

Had the employment status

23.81%Self Employed
4.76%Top Management
14.29%White Collar workers
0.00%Pink Collar workers
0.00%Blue Collar workers
0.00%Entry Level employees

Life Satisfaction

47.62%Are satisfied with their current job.
42.86%Said things are generally going well.
47.62%Are still in the field they majored in in college.

Reputation & Preparedness

Help from Reputation3.8
Preparedness for Real world4.4
Most Frequently mentioned Graduate Jobs
Teacher (5), Music (4), None (4), Musician (3), Guitar (2),
% went on to Graduate or Professional Ed.
... I'm also in the process of pursuing other career opportunities offering more stability and money during these uncertain economic times ...Read full comment
... Your degree from Berklee is useless in the real world ...Read full comment
... m alumni, very talented, my career pretty much ended with berklee, very unprofessional, a lot of mediocre teachers, especially Victor Mendoza, Mar...Read full comment
... You can't make a name for yourself or advance your career if you don't know who you are, if you don't have a deep understanding of people and the...Read full comment
... t go here if you are talented, you will find terrible people, specially in Valencia, stay away, they think they are some kind of rock stars but be...Read full comment
... Berklee can be a good training ground for building a career in music if you approach it in this way ...Read full comment
... Learn playing with great musicians in the real world; don't waste your time or money here ...Read full comment
... such a thing can be very damaging on a musicians career ...Read full comment
... It is the single best step I have taken toward my career ...Read full comment
... If you're looking to get into a career to make a ton of money then don't come here, it's that simple ...Read full comment
... Beyond that, teachers are pretty flaky, and generally are only there because their music career didn't work out, not because they have a natural ...Read full comment
... The school prides itself on being a great place for students to make connections, and maybe it is, but for students (like me) who are not grea...Read full comment
... t realize, they are way too balkanized with very high opinions about themselves no matter how really sucky the musical output is, in a true world ...Read full comment
... I decided to follow my lifelong passion, music, and to attend Berklee College of Music because of its "reputation" in contemporary music and that...Read full comment
... But if you are really committed to having a career in music, it will seem like A LOT of fun (and it is) even though you will work harder than yo...Read full comment
... I wouldn't use the CC for career advice though ...Read full comment

Berklee™ Spreads the word to PSG Boston

Berklee™ offers a Career Resource Center to the students ...Read full comment

... You can't make a name for yourself or advance your career if you don't know who you are, if you don't have a deep understanding of people and the...Read full comment
... If you want to prepare yourself for an actual career in the music industry, you can do that here ...Read full comment
... I went to the job fair once and 3 recruiters showed up, each with only one job opportunity available ...Read full comment
... I personally think you should go to school for something you can make money doing while you simultaneously persue a musical career ...Read full comment
... If you fancy yourself a prosperous career in the modern music industry, then Berklee would be a waste of time and money ...Read full comment
... However, if you have a deep and unrelenting desire to understand music down to the smallest detail and learn how to make a REAL career out of tha...Read full comment
... The Berklee Career center, and Alumni site is great if your looking for a one night gig, to be an intern, but not to find an entry level job in t...Read full comment
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