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What You Need to Know About Musician or Singer

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

  • Guitar Player
  • Cellist
  • Piccoloist
  • Percussionist
  • Rapper

Job Demand for Musicians and Singers

There were about 172,400 jobs for Musician or Singer in 2016 (in the United States). New jobs are being produced at a rate of 6% which is above the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 10,400 new jobs for Musician or Singer by 2026. Due to new job openings and attrition, there will be an average of 17,800 job openings in this field each year.


The states with the most job growth for Musician or Singer are Utah, Colorado, and Nevada. Watch out if you plan on working in Nebraska, Idaho, or Alaska. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

Where do Musicians and Singers Work?


Musicians and Singers work in the following industries:



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