song writing does not take any form of education, but training is a possibility for those who would want to learn more about it and is recommended for beginners.
you would need to practice and performing the music. make sure you do not copy other songs already made.being a song writer takes much patience and time.the best part is mixing the songs and recording.
the medium salary is about $24 an hour. song writers do make more money if they compose the music them selves