The average salary for a Music Director or Composer is $52,087 per year.

$29,696 - $118,359
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MEDIAN: $52,087
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$30,100 - $107,489  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Job Description for Music Director or Composer

  • Conduct and direct instrumental or vocal performance for musical performance groups including orchestras, and choirs.
  • Transcribe or rearrange musical compositions to fit the performance group.
  • Plan and schedule rehearsals and performances.

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Key Stats for Music Director or Composer

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1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
27%
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Years of Experience

1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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