Music Directors

By Tiffany Kao

Salary

Salary -$16,320-$70,970 Yearly

Job Outlook

Employment of music directors and composers is projected to grow 5 percent from 2012 to 2022, slower than the average for all occupations.

Skills Needed

Teaching

Listening skills

Scheduling/planning

Good judgement

Critical thinking

Colleges

Best Colleges for this Career:

  • College 1. Indiana university Jacobs school of music

    • Cost Per Year: $3431.70

  • College 2 Julliard School

Cost Per Year$57,950

3 Related Careeres

Pros and Cons

Pros

  • Working with other people

  • Hear and teach music

  • Play music

Cons

  • Eats up lots of time
  • Lots of rehearsals and scheduling
  • Hear and correct bad music