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Music Directors and Composers


Conduct instrumental or vocal performances by musical groups.

Music Directors and Composers conduct, direct, and plan instrumental or vocal performances by musical groups. They may work with orchestras, choirs, or glee clubs. They may also arrange and write music.

Wages $23.16 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Poor
Education & Training Bachelor's degree is needed for entry.
Related Programs (Current training programs available)
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Career Pathways Performing Arts
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