Best Careers for Music Lovers

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Film and Video Editors

2 reviews
edit moving images on film, video, or other media. May edit or synchronize soundtracks with images.
Salary: $86830
Education: Bachelor's degree

Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers

1 reviews
create original written works, such as scripts, essays, prose, poetry or song lyrics, for publication or performance.
Salary: $73090
Education: Bachelor's degree

Sound Engineering Technicians

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1 reviews
operate machines and equipment to record, synchronize, mix, or reproduce music, voices, or sound effects in sporting arenas, theater productions, recording studios, or movie and video productions.
Salary: $63500
Education: No degree required
High job satisfaction


Music Composers and Arrangers

write and transcribe musical scores.
Salary: $59790
Education: Associate's degree
High job satisfaction

Music Directors

direct and conduct instrumental or vocal performances by musical groups, such as orchestras or choirs.
Salary: $59790
Education: Doctoral degree
High job satisfaction

Choreographers

create new dance routines. Rehearse performance of routines. May direct and stage presentations.
Salary: $53560
Education: Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth


Recreational Therapists

plan, direct, or coordinate medically-approved recreation programs for patients in hospitals, nursing homes, or other institutions. Activities include sports, trips, dramatics, social activities, and arts and crafts. May assess a patient condition and recommend appropriate recreational activity.
Salary: $50640
Education: Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction

Music Therapists

5 reviews
plan, organize, or direct medically prescribed music therapy activities designed to positively influence patients' psychological or behavioral status.
Salary: $50640
Education: Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction




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