The average pay for a Musician Or Singer is $47.59 per hour.
The average pay for a Musician Or Singer is $40,080 per year.
|Salary||$15,987 - $99,868|
|Bonus||$9.07 - $42,910|
|Total Pay (|
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).)
|$20,454 - $202,449|
|Hourly Rate||$14.41 - $122|
|Hourly Tips||$0.42 - $16.78|
|Overtime||$7.50 - $100|
|Bonus||$9.07 - $42,910|
|Total Pay (||$20,454 - $202,449|
Job Description for Musician or Singer
Musicians and singers can perform live in a variety of venues, including orchestras, operas, theatres, cabarets, and lounges. They can also perform exclusively as recording artists. Sometimes this type of employment involves being hired by a recording studio or record company. Therefore, musicians and singers can be employed full-time or part-time. They can also be freelancers, making their living from gig to gig. Musicians and singers often have agents, who will send them out on assignments like performing a jingle for a radio or television commercial.Read More...
Professional musicians usually specialize in one kind of instrument, but many can play various different instruments as needed. They also often specialize in a specific genre of music, such as symphonic or rock. Likewise, singers usually specialize in a specific style like opera or pop, but they can often sing in a variety of styles as needed.
Most of these performers are required to have a significant amount of performance experience prior to being hired, but some employers will take a chance on an artist if he or she has the talent or the sound that the employer believes is necessary to sell tickets. Many successful musicians and singers have bachelor’s degrees or other formal training in music, performance, music theory, or a related field. (Copyright 2019 PayScale.com)
- Perform songs within a designated genre in front of an audience.
- Rehearse, practice and learn new music alone and in groups.
- Work with other musicians, the public and management to ensure a high quality experience.
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Pay by Experience Level for Musician or Singer
Pay by Experience for a Musician or Singer has a positive trend. An entry-level Musician or Singer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 170 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Musician or Singer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 138 salaries. An experienced Musician or Singer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 154 salaries. A Musician or Singer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 137 salaries.
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