Annual Operating Budgets of Symphony Orchestras in North America

  1. Los Angeles Philharmonic $125M (2020)
  2. New York Philharmonic $87M (2019)
  3. Boston Symphony Orchestra $84M (2013)
  4. San Francisco Symphony $76M (2018)
  5. Chicago Symphony Orchestra $74M (2019)
  6. Cleveland Orchestra $53M (2014)
  7. Philadelphia Orchestra $50M (2014)
  8. Cincinnati Symphony $47M (2015)
  9. Atlanta Symphony $38M (2014)
  10. National Symphony $36M (2015)
  11. Houston Symphony $34M (2017)
  12. Minnesota Orchestra $33M (2018)
  13. Dallas Symphony $32M (2013)
  14. Pittsburgh Symphony $32M (2019)
  15. St Louis Symphony $30M (2018)
  16. Detroit Symphony $29M (2018)
  17. Baltimore Symphony $28M (2018)
  18. Seattle Symphony $28M (2015)
  19. Indianapolis Symphony $28M (2018)
  20. San Diego Symphony $20M (2011)
  21. Metropolitan Opera Orchestra $19M (Orchestra Facts, 2003)
  22. Kansas City Symphony $19M (2018)
  23. Pacific Symphony $18M (2013)
  24. Utah Symphony & Opera $18M (2018)
  25. Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra $17M (2016)
  26. New World Symphony $16M (2018)
  27. Vancouver Symphony $16M (2019)
  28. Toronto Symphony $14M
  29. Oregon Symphony $14M (2010)
  30. New Jersey Symphony Orchestra $13M (2018)
  31. Calgary Philharmonic $12.4M (2019)
  32. Colorado Symphony $12M (2010)
  33. North Carolina Symphony $11M (2012)
  34. Orchestre symphonique de Montréal $11M
  35. Florida Orchestra $10M (2015)
  36. St Paul Chamber Orchestra $10M (Orchestra Facts, 2003)
  37. Grand Rapids Symphony $10M (2019)
  38. Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra $10M (2019)
  39. Nashville Symphony $9.9M (Orchestra Facts, 2003)
  40. Buffalo Philharmonic $9.1M (2010)
  41. Edmonton Symphony $9M (2012)
  42. Omaha Symphony $8.7M (2020)
  43. Phoenix Symphony $8.5M (2012)
  44. Charlotte Symphony $8.5M (2011)
  45. Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra $8.4M (2015)
  46. Rochester Philharmonic $8.1M
  47. Columbus Symphony $8M (2018)
  48. Chicago Lyric Opera Orchestra $8.0M (Orchestra Facts, 2003)
  49. New York City Ballet Orchestra $7.8M (Orchestra Facts, 2003)
  50. San Antonio Symphony $7.6M (2017)
  51. Alabama Symphony Orchestra $6.8M (2012)
  52. Virginia Symphony $6.5M (2019)
  53. Winnipeg Symphony $6.5M (2020)
  54. Toledo Symphony $6M (2010)
  55. Hartford Symphony $6M (2019)
  56. Orchestra Symphonique de Québec $6M (2020)
  57. Grant Park Symphony $5.9M (2016)
  58. Fort Worth Philharmonic $5.7M (2019)
  59. Oklahoma City Philharmonic $5.7M (2019)
  60. Louisville Orchestra $5.5M (2014)
  61. Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra $5.5M (2019)
  62. New Mexico Symphony Orchestra $5M (2009)
  63. Hawaii Symphony (formerly Honolulu Symphony) 5M (2019)
  64. Tucson Symphony $5M (2019)
  65. Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony $5M (2020)
  66. Rhode Island Philharmonic $5M (2020)
  67. Orlando Philharmonic $5M (2020)
  68. New York City Opera Orchestra $4.9M (Orchestra Facts, 2003)
  69. Richmond Symphony $4.75M (2009)
  70. Des Moines Symphony $4.2M (2020)
  71. Dayton Philharmonic $4M
  72. Fort Wayne Philharmonic $4M (FortWayne.com, 2005)
  73. Madison Symphony $3.9M (2007)
  74. Austin Symphony $3.7M (2013)
  75. Memphis Symphony $3.7M (2020)
  76. Charleston Symphony (SC) $3.5M (2018)
  77. Arkansas Symphony $3.4M (2018)
  78. Portland (Oregon) Symphony Orchestra $3.3M (2019)
  79. Pasadena Symphony $3.2M (2011)
  80. Kalamazoo Symphony $3.0M (2016)
  81. Symphony Silicon Valley $3.0M (2012)
  82. Orchestra Iowa $3.0M (2014)
  83. Portland (Maine) Symphony Orchestra $2.8M (PSO website, 2004)
  84. Albany Symphony Orchestra $2.7M (2018)
  85. Regina Symphony Orchestra $2.5M (2019)
  86. Elgin Symphony Orchestra $2.2M (2018)
  87. Akron Symphony $2.1M (2016)
  88. South Dakota Symphony $2M (2011)

American Symphony Orchestra League
International Conference of Symphony and Opera Musicians (ICSOM)
Form 990


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Debut: May 16, 2004. Revision No. 64. Last updated: June 21, 2020.