Music Directors and Composer Career

Job Description: Conduct, direct, plan, and lead instrumental or vocal performances by musical groups, such as orchestras, bands, choirs, and glee clubs. Includes arrangers, composers, choral directors, and orchestrators.


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Music Directors and Composer Career

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$60,630

Median Hourly Wage

$29.15*

Total Employed Nationally

18,380


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2016 wage data and 2016-2026 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2016-2026). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.