Career Outlook for Music Composers and Arrangers

Also known as:  Choir Director, Choirmaster, Chorus Master, Composer, Jingle Writer, Maestro, Music Adapter, Music Arranger, Music Copyist, Music Director
The overall job outlook for Music Composer or Arranger careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 132.69 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 22.12 percent per year. Demand for Music Composers and Arrangers is expected to go up, with an expected 38,360 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 23.23 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Music Composers and Arrangers in the following states
New York 2,640
Texas 2,420
California 2,290
Illinois 1,380
Pennsylvania 1,000
Oregon 740
Michigan 640
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Music Composers and Arrangers
New Hampshire 30
Utah 40
Wyoming 50
Louisiana 50
Kentucky 50
New Mexico 60
Rhode Island 100