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Music Directors and Composers

in Massachusetts

Conduct, direct, plan, and lead instrumental or vocal performances by musical groups, such as orchestras, bands, choirs, and glee clubs. Includes arrangers, composers, choral directors, and orchestrators.

Occupation Projection for Music Directors and Composers

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
272041  Music Directors and Composers 506 531 25 4.94 % 30 19 51 Bachelor's degree 

Music Directors and Composers Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Educational Services    250  50 % 260  50 % 10  5 % $79,280
Educational Services    250  50 % 260  50 % 10  5 % $79,280
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