Music Business

Music Tech Salaries [INFOGRAPHIC]


Once it leaves the creative stage, music is more and more dependent upon the tech community than ever before. Today's distribution, communication, interaction, marketing and promotion all depend on tech.


Guest Post by Bobby Owsinski on Music 3.0

That's why it's a good idea to have an idea of what it costs in terms of salary for tech execs. Many musicians, artists and bands want to build their own app or music service but have no idea of the costs involved. Of course, labor is just one of the pieces of the puzzle and it can be a big one.

Of special interest is the lowest rung on the ladder, which is community or social media manager, with an average salary of $40k to $70k. This is a job that every artist needs these days, and this figure can help place a value on that job. Thanks to Billboard for the infographic.

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  1. bottom line : in the music world, if you want to make a living , be anything BUT an musician. Even a janitor job in one of those music tech is more likely to make you more money than your own music.
    The more things change, the more they stay the same.

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