Name: Stefano Capobianco
Job Title: Musician (Singer/Songwriter/Producer)
Where: Los Angeles, CA
Employer: Self-Employed (Stefanovox.com)
Years of Experience: 18
Education: Bachelor of Arts
Salary: $50K (See PayScale's Research Center for the average musician salary by years of experience)
Professional Musician Careers: Average Musician Salary
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