- Be able to perform for long periods of time
- Be able to endure a lot of travleing
- Performing in sound studios
- Performing in live audiences
Hours and Travel
Bachelor's degree in music study or theory
- Master's in music/fine arts
- Lifelong training and practice
Average hourly wage in Texas: $24.37 per hour
Average annual wage: $64,200
Average annual wage in Texas: $48,740
5% predicted growth 2012-2022
Entertainment industry is growing
Can find work in a band
Can find work in an orchestra
Can find work as a recordist for movies or TV shows
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