We surveyed ethnomusicologists to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical ethnomusicologist. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as an ethnomusicologist?



Working as an ethnomusicologist typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.

Can I learn to become an ethnomusicologist?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as an ethnomusicologist typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as an ethnomusicologist?



It’s typically quite difficult to find a job as an ethnomusicologist.