Music publishers 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 publishers rate their career happiness 3.5 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 28% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy music publishers 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
Talent director
3.6
$74k
Conductor
3.5
$52k
Piano tuner
3.5
$37k
Talent agent
3.4
$74k
Stock trader
3.4
$60k

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

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

Are music publishers happy with their salary?