Musicians and Singers


Play one or more musical instruments or entertain by singing songs in recital, in accompaniment, or as a member of an orchestra, band, or other musical group. Musical performers may entertain on-stage, radio, TV, film, video, or record in studios. Exclude 'Dancers' (27-2031).


Top Industries of Employment

  1. Religious Organizations
  2. Producers, Orchestras, Entertainers
  3. Eating And Drinking Places

2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 900 48,620.00 19,150.00 63,360.00 36,246 18,476 45,131

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 3,060 3,500 440 14.38 101 Great
Kansas City MSA 980 1,160 180 18.37 37 Good
Northeast Region* 110 120 10 9.09 3 Good
Ozark Region* 460 520 60 13.04 15 Outstanding
Southwest Region* 110 120 10 9.09 3 Good

* - Workforce Investment Areas
** - Why are the employment levels different for the same occupation?



This Occupation generally requires Long-term on-the-job training (> 12 months)
or training in one of the following
Music, General
Music Performance, General
Piano and Organ
Voice and Opera
Jazz/Jazz Studies (NEW)
Violin, Viola, Guitar and Other Stringed Instruments (NEW)
Music Pedagogy (NEW)
Music, Other