Music Director or Composer Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Music Director or Composer is $61,850 per year.
Music Director or Composer Salary (?
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$26,174 - $101,367
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$26,174 - $101,367  
   
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$0.00 - $91,608  
Total Pay (?
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$20,829 - $127,069  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Job Description for Music Director or Composer

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

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Gender

Female
14%
female alumni
 
Male
86%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 44% dental benefits Dental: 33%
vision benefits Vision: 30% employee benefits None: 56%
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