Music Agent Salary

The average pay for a Music Agent is $35,000 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$21,380 - $93,322
$35K
MEDIAN: $35,000
50%

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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

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

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Key Stats for Music Agent

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Music Agent Salaries

Mid-Career
▲35%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
▼15%

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 20%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 40%
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