Learn about the types of people who become composers. This page goes into detail about the ethnic and gender ratio of the workplace.


Ethnic Mix, 2019

The largest ethnic group of composers are White, making up 54% of the population. The next highest segments are Other and Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish, making up 11% and 10% respectively.


Employment Type Mix, 2020

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