Ever wondered how much people in the music industry actually make? Hell, ever wondered what some people’s jobs in the industry actually entails? Well, the Berklee College Of Music in Boston, MA has provided a breakdown of roles and salaries in the music industry in a new study.
In the study titled “Music Careers In Dollars and Cents,” Berklee details the revenue of numerous jobs in the music industry, and even additional information regarding what each job involves. The list essentially covers everything from club bands to promoters, from publishers to A&R reps, and even bloggers and musical therapists. The study also offers tips to negotiating and resources for finding a job.
If you’re even remotely interested in pursuing some sort of job in the music industry, then Berklee’s study is a must read. You might end up discovering a new career path (or realize you want to stay the hell away from the industry). Berklee’s study can be read in its entirety as a PDF.