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Musicians and Singers

Play instruments or sing for live audiences and in recording studios.

Quick Facts


Well above the statewide median
$65.04 / hour    Read more about wages


Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  11.1%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Audition for roles.
  • Perform for recordings.
  • Perform music for the public.
  • Create musical compositions, arrangements or scores.
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Job Title Examples:

Choir Member
Gospel Singer

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