Start a path to success in the music business. Jobs in this exciting field begin with training in the business, technical, and legal aspects of the music industry. This program gives you access to state-of-the-art recording studios, a highly-respected music industry internship program, and faculty and guest lecturers with years of professional experience.
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Write and transcribe musical scores.
Hourly Wage: $21.82
Currently Employed: 501
501 people are employed as Music Composers and Arrangers. This number is expected to increase by 6.79% over the next four years.
Audition and interview performers to select most appropriate talent for parts in stage, television, radio, or motion picture productions.
Hourly Wage: $23.17
Currently Employed: 1875
1875 people are employed as Talent Directors. This number is expected to increase by 8.27% over the next four years.
Operate machines and equipment to record, synchronize, mix, or reproduce music, voices, or sound effects in sporting arenas, theater productions, recording studios, or movie and video productions.
Hourly Wage: $26.34
Currently Employed: 110
110 people are employed as Sound Engineering Technicians. This number is expected to increase by 3.64% over the next four years.
Represent and promote artists, performers, and athletes in dealings with current or prospective employers. May handle contract negotiation and other business matters for clients.
Hourly Wage: $22.77
Currently Employed: 121
121 people are employed as Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes. This number is expected to increase by 9.09% over the next four years.
Data analysis of traditional and real-time labor market information (LMI) provided in collaboration with Emsi (Economic Modeling Specialists International), a CareerBuilder company.
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ACC offers a variety of degree and certificate options to get you ready for the next step in your academic and career journey. Choosing the right award path is an important first step to reach your goals.