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Career information and college search tools for musicians and singers and those interested in pursuing careers in related fields.

Musicians and Singers Skills

Below are the skills needed to be musicians and singers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Skill NameImportanceCompetence
Active Listening3.623.12
Monitoring3.123.38
Judgment and Decision Making3.123
Speaking3.123.12
Coordination3.123.62

Musicians and Singers Abilities

Below are the abilities needed to be musicians and singers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Ability NameImportanceCompetence
Hearing Sensitivity44.88
Arm-Hand Steadiness3.883.5
Oral Comprehension3.754
Auditory Attention3.754
Manual Dexterity3.753.62

Musicians and Singers Knowledge

Below are the knowledge areas needed to be musicians and singers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Knowledge AreaImportanceCompetence
Fine Arts4.656.33
English Language3.233.44
Education and Training2.733.22
Customer and Personal Service2.612.88
Foreign Language2.532.48

Musicians and Singers Work activities

Below are the work activities involved in being musicians and singers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work ActivityImportanceCompetence
Performing for or Working Directly with the Public4.495.64
Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events4.074.45
Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships4.075.05
Processing Information3.974.67
Making Decisions and Solving Problems3.94.7

Musicians and Singers Work styles

Below are the work styles involved in being musicians and singers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work StyleImportance
Dependability4.65
Attention to Detail4.47
Achievement/Effort4.43
Persistence4.38
Stress Tolerance4.38

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
Musicians and Singers

Listed below are the 10 largest metro areas based on the total number of people employed in Musicians and Singers jobs , as of 2017

   
Metro AreaTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim3,500 N/A
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin1,770 N/A
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward1,540 N/A
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue700 N/A
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn630 N/A
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach550 N/A
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls500 N/A
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington470 N/A
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land470 N/A
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell450 N/A

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Total employment and salary for professions similar to musicians and singers

Source : 2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

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Numbers in parentheses are counts of relevant campus-based schools in the state; online schools may also be available.