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Music Industry Merchandising Careers
Careers in Music Industry Merchandising and Sales
Music Store Manager
Alternate Titles: Store Manager, Music Department Manager, Instrument Manager
Job Description: Manages music shop or music department, buys/sells instruments and equipment.
Salary: $27,000 to $48,000+
Music Store Salesperson
Alternate Titles: Music Store Sales Associate
Job Description: Music Store Salespeople provide customer service for clientele shopping for musical instruments, both in the shop and online. They also assist with inventory maintenance and store upkeep.
Salary: $13,000 to $50,000+
Record Store Manager
Alternate Titles: Store Manager, Music Department Manager
Job Description: Manages day-to-day operations, supervises workers, and opens and closes the store.
Salary: $24,000 to $48,000+
Record Store Clerk
Alternate Titles: Music Store Cashier, Sales Person
Job Description: Sells records, CDs, and merchandise, assists customers in finding music.
Salary: $17,000 to $25,000+
Alternate Titles: Poster Designer, Screenprinter, Illustrator
Job Description: Poster Artists design show posters for artists and music/lifestyle companies like record stores and concert venues.
Salary: $0 to $100,000
Instrument Sales Representative
Alternate Titles: Sales Representative, Manufacturers Representative
Job Description: Instrument Sales Reps are responsible for visiting musical instrument retail stores in their territory, selling them instruments and sound gear, and completing sales paperwork.
Salary: $19,000 to $75,000+
Alternate Titles: Sub-distributor
Job Description: Provides CDs, DVDs, and music merchandise to stores whose main business is not music industry related.
Salary: $25,000 to $55,000+