Details Report for:
27-2041.00 - Music Directors and Composers
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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Wages & Employment Trends
|Median wages (2012)||$22.77 hourly, $47,350 annual|
|Employment (2010)||93,000 employees|
|Projected growth (2010-2020)||Average (10% to 19%)|
|Projected job openings (2010-2020)||32,200|
|Top industries (2010)||
Other Services (Except Public Administration) (44% employed in this sector)
Educational Services (14%)
State & National
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2012 wage data and 2010-2020 employment projections . "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2010-2020). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.
Job Openings on the Web
for Music Directors and Composers
State & National Job Banks
Sources of Additional Information
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- Music Directors and Composers . Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition.