Musicians and Singers
SOC: 27-2042.00

Description:

Play one or more musical instruments or sing. May perform on stage, for on-air broadcasting, or for sound or video recording.


National Salary Information:

Hourly Statistics:

Annual Statistics:

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2015 wage data.


Employment Projections:

Employment (2014):
173,300 employed

Projected (2024):
179,300 employed

Projected growth (2014-2024)


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2015 2014-2024 employment projections external site. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2014-2024). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.


Alternate Titles:

  • Accompanist
  • Baritone
  • Bassoonist
  • Bugler
  • Cellist
  • Choir Member
  • Church Organist
  • Clarinetist
  • Concert Pianist
  • Concert Singer
  • Double Bass Player
  • English Horn Player
  • Flutist
  • Guitar Player
  • Guitarist
  • Harpist
  • Horn Player
  • Instrumentalist
  • Musician
  • Oboist
  • Opera Singer
  • Organist
  • Percussionist
  • Pianist
  • Piano Player
  • Piccoloist
  • Rapper
  • Soloist
  • Tenor
  • Timpanist
  • Trombonist
  • Trumpet Player
  • Trumpeter
  • Violinist
  • Violist
  • Vocalist


  • arts design entertainment sports and media


    industry stats

    SOC: 27-0000

    Total Employed: 1,843,600

    Average Annual Salary: $56,980