Music business managers rate their happiness above average.

At CareerExplorer, we conduct an ongoing survey with millions of people and ask them how satisfied they are with their careers. As it turns out, music business managers rate their career happiness 3.6 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 26% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy music business managers are to similar careers in the industry. Take a look at the results below:

Salaries and satisfaction ratings in similar careers

Career Satisfaction Avg Salary
Farm manager
3.7
$66k
Talent director
3.6
$74k
Wedding planner
3.6
$46k
Green product marketer
3.6
$126k
Conductor
3.5
$52k

So what does it mean to be happy in your career? Let’s break it down into different dimensions:

  • Salary: Are music business managers happy with their salary?
  • Meaning: Do music business managers find their jobs meaningful?
  • Personality fit: How well suited are people’s personalities to their everyday tasks as music business managers?
  • Work environment: How enjoyable are music business manager’s work environments?
  • Skills utilization: Are music business managers making the best use of their abilities?

Are music business managers happy with their salary?