Careers in Music

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Art, Drama and Music Professors

teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Salary: $82560
Degree: Master's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction


Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers

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


Sound Engineering Technicians

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
Degree: No degree required
High job satisfaction


Music Directors

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



Music Composers and Arrangers

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


Kindergarten Teachers

teach elemental natural and social science, personal hygiene, music, art, and literature to kindergarten students. Promote physical, mental, and social development. May be required to hold State certification.
Salary: $58370
Degree: Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction


Music Therapists

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


Recreation Workers

conduct recreation activities with groups in public, private, or volunteer agencies or recreation facilities. Organize and promote activities, such as arts and crafts, sports, games, music, dramatics, social recreation, camping, and hobbies, taking into account the needs and interests of individual members.
Salary: $28310
Degree: Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction



Instrumental Musicians

play one or more musical instruments in recital, in accompaniment, or as members of an orchestra, band, or other musical group.
Salary: $
Degree: Bachelor's degree
High job satisfaction


Singers

sing songs on stage, radio, television, or motion pictures.
Salary: $
Degree: Bachelor's degree
High job satisfaction




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