Music Business Careers

Careers in Music Business

Personal Manager

Alternate Titles: Artists Representative, Manager, Band Manager

Job Description: Represent musical acts and guide all aspects of an artist’s career.

Salary: 10% to 20% of an Artist’s Earnings

Become a Personal Manager

Booking Agent

Alternate Titles: Booking Manager, Agent, Booking Representative

Job Description: Schedule and books venues for musical talent.

Salary: $20,000 to $1,000,000+

Become a Booking Agent

Concert Promoter

Alternate Titles: Talent Promoter, Promoter

Job Description: A Concert Promoter will host musical artists at concerts, clubs, and events; they will also coordinate venue details.

Salary: $0 to $1,000,000+

Become a Concert Promoter

Music Publisher

Alternate Titles: Publisher

Job Description: Publish music, negotiate royalties, screen songs, prints music, gain copyrights, disperse music.

Salary: $20,000 to $1,000,000+

Become a Music Publisher

Professional Manager

Alternate Titles: Song Plugger

Job Description: Inspires musical talents to record music written from outside sources.

Salary: $25,000 to $100,000+

Become a Professional Manager

Business Manager

Alternate Titles: Management Official

Job Description: Manages the finances of musicians and entertainers.

Salary: $25,000 to $1,000,000+

Become a Business Manager

Entertainment Attorney

Alternate Titles: Music Attorney, Lawyer, Attorney

Job Description: Manages all legal matters for musicians. This includes contractual agreements, negotiating, advice, and counselling.

Salary: $60,000 to $1,000,000+

Become an Entertainment Attorney

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