The average pay for a Music Agent is $38,974 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$20,516 - $97,313
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$97K
MEDIAN: $38,974
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$20,516 - $97,313  
   
Bonus
$1,775  
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$20,589 - $96,973  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Job Description for Music Agent

A music agent represents a musician or a band and helps them obtain jobs. This may involve booking performance events for them or promoting them to music producers, so that they can professionally record and sell their work. It is important to have bargaining skills, as the music agent will negotiate contracts and fees. It is important to match the artist with suitable jobs, venues, and recording producers, so that the jobs and events will be a success.

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Music Agent Tasks

  • Negotiate appearances, performances, and payment for a range of clientele.
  • Organize all performance details, including transportation, payment, performance equipment, and lodging.
  • Promote clients in all appropriate venues.
  • Issue press releases and provide public relations services.
  • Represent clients in all business dealings.

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Key Stats for Music Agent

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
054
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
18%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Music Agent Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 35%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 14%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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