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What job can you get with a music theory and composition degree?

Most music theory and composition graduates go on to become composers and music teachers. . Here is a list of careers where the skills you learn in a music theory and composition degree will be useful:

What is the job market for music theory and composition degrees?

Compared to other degrees in the US, the job market for music theory and composition graduates is average overall. This means that job opportunities have remained steady and that the market is consistent with other sectors across the country.

Employment Status% of Music Theory And Composition Grads
Employed62.6%
Unemployed1.1%
Underpaid36.4%
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