Careers for Music majors

The most common careers people pursue after attaining a Music degree.

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Based on independent research and Sokanu's database of users, we have aggregated the top careers that people pursue after attaining a Music degree. Below you can browse our list of careers for Music majors. If you are curious about your fit with any of these careers, you can take our career test.

1. Music Teacher

Music Teacher

Music Teacher

Your Match?
Avg Wage
$55k
Growth
+12%
Satisfaction
3.3 / 5

A music teacher is someone who teaches people how to play an instrument (for example the piano, guitar or violin) or gives singing and voice lessons.

2. Composer

Composer

Composer

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Avg Wage
$36k
Growth
+5.7%
Satisfaction
4.2 / 5

A composer is someone who writes and directs original music used to produce various types of media entertainment.

3. Musician

Musician

Musician

Your Match?
Avg Wage
$42k
Growth
+6.0%
Satisfaction
4.1 / 5

A musician is someone who is talented and skilled in playing one or several musical instruments.

4. Childcare Worker

Childcare Worker

Childcare Worker

Your Match?
Avg Wage
$22k
Growth
+6.9%
Satisfaction
3.2 / 5

A childcare worker is someone who cares for children when parents and other family members are unavailable.

5. Computer Programmer

Computer Programmer

Computer Programmer

Your Match?
Avg Wage
$72k
Growth
-7.2%
Satisfaction
3.3 / 5

A computer programmer, or coder, is someone who writes computer software.

6. Project Manager

Project Manager

Project Manager

Your Match?
Avg Wage
$66k
Growth
??
Satisfaction
3.1 / 5

A project manager is a motivated and effective leader who is accountable for the success or failure of a project.

7. Event Planner

Event Planner

Event Planner

Your Match?
Avg Wage
$39k
Growth
+10.9%
Satisfaction
3.5 / 5

An event planner (also known as a meeting and/or convention planner) is someone who coordinates all aspects of professional meetings and events.