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Music Director or Composer Salary

The average salary for a Music Director or Composer is $57,797 per year.
$30,991 - $102,129
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $57,797
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Salary
$30,991 - $102,129  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $92,320  
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$20,640 - $128,093  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 18
United States (change)

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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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 43% dental benefits Dental: 30%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 57%