Music Director or Composer Salary

The average salary for a Music Director or Composer is $56,896 per year.

$30,709 - $92,738
(Median)
$31K
$57K
$93K
MEDIAN: $56,895
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$30,709 - $92,738  
   
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$7,500  
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$29,946 - $124,800  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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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 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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