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Choir Director

Coordinates church choir, recruits singers, develops and trains musical talents, and selects music for performances. Learn More Avg. Salary: $51,670 Salary Range: $23K-$125K+ Alt Titles: Music Director, Minister of Music, Choral Director
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Cantor

Cantors provide inspiration through music for a synagogue’s congregation. They also take on other clergy duties such as teaching and working with families. Learn More Avg. Salary: $51,737 Salary Range: $18K-$122K Alt Titles: Hazzan
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Church Organist

Plays the organ at religious services and wedding ceremonies. Learn More Avg. Salary: $29,194 Salary Range: $17K-$41K Alt Titles: Organist, Church Musician
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