Associate Degree in Music


Music agent assistant, $43,000* Recording studio assistant, $36,000* Sound technician, $40,000* Music director, $54,560**

*Simply Hired: Riverside County **Bureau of Labor Statistics 2013 annual mean wage. Most positions require bachelor’s degree or above.

Career Info

An associate of arts degree in music can lead to a career as a professional musician, conductor, concert artist, studio musician, arranger, composer, accompanist, music teacher, private instructor or church related music such as minister of music, organist or choir director. These courses can be the foundation for four-year college studies in music.

Potential Careers

  • Singer
  • Musician
  • Conductor
  • Concert performer
  • Studio musician
  • Arranger
  • Composer
  • Accompanist
  • Music teacher
  • Private instructor
  • Organist
  • Choir director
  • Music agent assistant
  • Recording studio assistant
  • Sound technician
  • Music promoter
  • Tour coordinator