Interested in pursuing a career in music?

The music business, much like any other business, requires a variety of people with different skills to run smoothly.

And, if you’ve already built your resume, there’s a good chance you possess skill that would be transferable and complementary to the music industry.

It all depends on what capacity you want to be involved in the music business.

What follows is a long list of potential careers you could pursue in music, though it should not be considered comprehensive.

Will your next job be in the music industry?

Leave a comment below this post and let us know what you’ve decided on!

Career & Job Roles In The Music Industry

  • Accompanist
  • Accountant
  • Advance Person
  • Album Cover Designer
  • A&R
  • Arranger
  • Backing Singer
  • Band
  • Band Director
  • Bodyguard
  • Booking agent
  • Business Manager
  • Choir Director
  • Composer
  • Concert Hall Manager
  • Conductor
  • Consumer Researcher
  • Cover Band
  • Cruise Ship Musician
  • DJ
  • Entertainment Lawyer
  • Festival Director
  • Field Merchandiser
  • Instrument Builder
  • Instrument Repairer
  • Jingle Writer
  • Licensing Representative
  • Lighting Technician
  • Lyricist
  • Manager
  • Mastering Engineer
  • Mixing Engineer
  • Musicologist
  • Music Director
  • Music Librarian
  • Music Photographer
  • Music Producer
  • Music Publisher
  • Music Teacher
  • Music Therapist
  • Orchestrator
  • Piano Tuner
  • Production Music Writer
  • Program Director
  • Promoter
  • Publicist
  • Radio DJ
  • Recording Engineer
  • Recording Studio Manager
  • Record Producer
  • Roadie
  • Sales And Marketing
  • Session Musician
  • Show Band
  • Singer
  • Songwriter
  • Sound Designer
  • Sound Technician
  • Stage Manager
  • Talent Buyer
  • Tour Bus Driver
  • Tour Coordinator
  • Video Jockey
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