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Music Industry Merchandising Careers

Careers in Music Industry Merchandising and Sales

Music Store Manager

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+

Become a Music Store Manager

Music Store Salesperson

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+

Become a Music Store Salesperson

Record Store Manager (updated)

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+

Become a Record Store Manager

Record Store Clerk

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+

Become a Record Store Clerk

Poster Artist

Poster Artist

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

Become a Poster Artist

Instrument Sales Representative

Instrument Sales Representative

Alternate Titles: Sales Representative, Manufacturers Representative

Job Description: Sells musical equipment to retail and wholesale dealers.

Salary: $19,000 to $75,000+

Become an Instrument Sales Representative

Rack Jobber

Rack Jobber

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+

Become a Rack Jobber

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