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Music Directors and Composers in Kentucky

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Music Directors and Composers in Kentucky

Considering a career as a Music Director or Composer in Kentucky?

$41,290 Median Salary
10 Job Openings
  • Music Directors and Composers in Kentucky earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Music Directors and Composers Work in Kentucky?

In Kentucky, there were 40 people working as Music Directors and Composers in the year 2018.

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

Music Directors and Composers in KY vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Kentucky

Jobs for Music Directors and Composers in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, but nationwide they are growing at a rate of 5.7%.

Job Projections for Music Directors and Composers: Nation vs. KY

Kentucky Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 10 annual job openings, and a total of 60 jobs for Kentucky Music Directors and Composers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 7,700 annual jobs and 79,100 total jobs in 2026.

What do Music Directors and Composers Make in Kentucky?

In 2018 wages for Music Directors and Composers ranged from $16,730 to $101,040 with $41,290 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $8.04 to $48.58. The median hourly rate was $19.85.

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

Music Directors and Composers Earnings: KY 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 KY Employment Total
Musicians and Singers 130

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