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Music Directors and Composers

Conduct, direct, plan, and lead instrumental or vocal performances by musical groups, such as orchestras, bands, choirs, and glee clubs. Includes arrangers, composers, choral directors, and orchestrators.

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This following graph displays the lower, median and upper income potential of the job.

  • Lower Income Salary $24k
  • Median Income Salary$47k
  • Upper Income Salary $95k

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Education Pathway

High school courses

  • Below A rigorous high school STEM education - versus the minimum required for graduation - prepares students to come up with creative solutions to tough problems, better preparing them for college and new careers.

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Degree Levels Offered

    • Applied Music BM
    • Comm Mus Tech Level 2 CERTU
    • Music Theatre-AA
    • Comm Mus Tech Level 1 CERTU

Education by degree The following are the total graduates from all the Nevada System of Higher Education institutions in 2014-2015 school year.

  • 2

    Associate's Degree

  • 5

    Bachelor's Degree

  • 21

    Certificate Of At Least One But Less Than Two Years

  • 1

    Undergraduate Certificate