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Instrument Work & Development Careers
Careers in Instrument Building, Creation, & Development
Musical Instrument Builder/Designer
Alternate Titles: Instrument Craftsman, Custom Instrument Builder, Instrument Builder/Designer, Instrument Maker, Luthier
Job Description: Designs and builds instruments, either to be sold at their own shop or for a large instrument manufacturer.
Salary: $15,000 to $65,000+
Instrument Repair and Restoration Specialist
Alternate Titles: Instrument Repair Expert, Instrument Repair Technician
Job Description: Repairs and restores broken or neglected musical instruments.
Salary: $9 to $55+ an hour