Dubuque, IA (population: 57,153) has nine music therapy schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Luther College, the highest ranked school in this group with a music therapy program, has a total student population of 2,519. It is the 164th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Iowa. To learn more about music therapy programs in Dubuque, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of music therapy professors at Luther College such as Ed Andereck, Craig Arnold, Daniel Baldwin, Amy Englesdorfer, Kutz Eric, and Tana Field.
Music Therapy students from Dubuque schools who go on to become music therapists, occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, art therapists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 80,790 people working as art, drama, and music teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $68,230. Also, Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media employees make on average $51,720 per year and there are about 1,745,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Dubuque area alone, there are 580 employed arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media employees earning an average salary of $35,760. Art, drama, and music teachers in this area earn $58,000/yr and there are ** employed.
Dubuque lies in Dubuque county, which is one of the 52 counties in Iowa. Overall, the Dubuque area has 51,010 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $17/hr average worker wage, and a $35,570 average annual salary. Thus, about ** out of every 1000 jobs in Dubuque are held by art, drama, and music teachers, and 11/1000 are held by arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media employees.
Of the 9 music therapy schools with a 100-mile radius of Dubuque, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Augustana College comes out as the most expensive ($24,951/yr) for music therapy students, with University of Iowa as the lowest, reported at only $12,829/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Dubuque|
|Cedar Rapids||IA||130,349||7||32.4429||236||62.2 miles|
|Rock Island||IL||-||2||34.7008||66||68.8 miles|
|Iowa City||IA||69,842||2||33.2806||239||72.7 miles|
|Cedar Falls||IA||-||3||27.7287||174||89.6 miles|
|La Crosse||WI||50,893||3||27.5304||229||95.9 miles|