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Musicians and Singers in Illinois

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2.1% Jobs Projection
510 Job Openings
  • Projected employment for Musicians and Singers in Illinois is growing slower than average.

How Many Musicians and Singers Work in Illinois?

In Illinois, there were 1,630 people working as Musicians and Singers in the year 2018.

There were 1,610 Musicians and Singers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Musicians and Singers in IL Employment Trend

The typical state has 580 Musicians and Singers working in it, which means Illinois has more Musicians and Singers than average.

Musicians and Singers in IL vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Illinois

Jobs for Musicians and Singers in this state are growing at a rate of 2.1% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 6.0%.

Job Projections for Musicians and Singers: Nation vs. IL

Illinois Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 510 annual job openings, and a total of 5,300 jobs for Illinois Musicians and Singers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 17,800 annual jobs and 182,800 total jobs in 2026.

What do Musicians and Singers Make in Illinois?

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9.01 to $70.36. The median hourly rate was $28.51.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $18.22 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $10.29.

Top Illinois Metros for Musicians and Singers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Musicians and Singers.

Metro Number Employed
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,330

Top States for Musicians and Singers Employment

View the list below to see where most Musicians and Singers work.

State Number Employed
New York 7,840
California 6,100
Tennessee 2,270
Texas 1,720
Florida 1,660
Illinois 1,630
Michigan 1,600
Ohio 1,530
Oregon 1,460
New Jersey 1,080
Pennsylvania 1,080
Washington 890
Massachusetts 890
Missouri 820
Georgia 790
Virginia 770
Connecticut 720
Indiana 640
Hawaii 630
Maryland 590

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Occupation IL Employment Total
Music Directors and Composers 370

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