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Music Directors and Composers in Alabama

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Music Directors and Composers in Alabama

Want to work in Alabama as a Music Director or Composer? Read this first!

$45,480 Median Salary
  • Music Directors and Composers in Alabama earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Music Directors and Composers Work in Alabama?

There were approximately 80 workers employed as Music Directors and Composers in this state in 2018.

There were 70 Music Directors and Composers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Music Directors and Composers in AL Employment Trend

The typical state has 125 Music Directors and Composers working in it, which means Alabama has fewer Music Directors and Composers than average.

Music Directors and Composers in AL vs. the Average State

What do Music Directors and Composers Make in Alabama?

In 2018 wages for Music Directors and Composers ranged from $17,560 to $162,650 with $45,480 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $8.44 to $78.2. The median hourly rate was $21.87.

The median salary in Alabama is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Music Directors and Composers Earnings: AL vs. National Average

Top States for Music Directors and Composers Employment

View the list below to see where most Music Directors and Composers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 2,780 $53,020
California 1,230 $51,610
Texas 890 $58,340
Oregon 830 $44,040
Florida 640 $53,260
Michigan 440 $45,100
New Jersey 410 $64,240
Pennsylvania 400 $40,630
Illinois 370 $34,950
Ohio 340 $42,290
Tennessee 340 $0
Virginia 340 $0
Massachusetts 260 $55,000
Minnesota 200 $72,630
Georgia 200 $64,700
Montana 160 $19,180
Hawaii 160 $45,760
Washington 140 $60,380
Indiana 140 $46,900
Connecticut 130 $50,280

Below are the states where Music Directors and Composers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Minnesota $72,630
Georgia $64,700
New Jersey $64,240
Washington $60,380
Texas $58,340
District of Columbia $57,450
Wisconsin $57,240
Rhode Island $56,980
Vermont $55,160
Massachusetts $55,000

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Occupation AL Employment Total
Musicians and Singers 160

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