There are currently an estimated 172,400 musicians in the United States. The musician job market is expected to grow by 6.0% between 2016 and 2026.
How employable are musicians?
CareerExplorer rates musicians with a C employability rating, meaning this career should provide moderate employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 14,100 musicians. That number is based on 10,400 additional musicians, and the retirement of 3,700 existing musicians.
What’s the supply of musicians?
The musician industry is concentrated in New York, California, Tennessee
Musician job market by state
|State Name||Employed Musicians|
|District of Columbia||220|