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Music Directors and Composers

Conduct instrumental or vocal performances by musical groups.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
$28.70 / hour    Read more about wages


Above statewide average
Growth rate:  6.3%    Read more about outlook


Bachelor's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Create musical compositions, arrangements or scores.
  • Create musical compositions, arrangements or scores.
  • Design layout of art or product exhibits, displays, or promotional materials.
  • Determine presentation subjects or content.
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Job Title Examples:

Artistic Director
Choir Director

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