Musicians and Singers (27-2042)

Occupation description:  Play one or more musical instruments or sing. May perform on stage, for on-air broadcasting, or for sound or video recording.

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 3131 0.02 13
United States 172,400182,800 6.010,200 6,60017,840

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.


Wages

Wage data is not available.


Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
227 31.846.7 33.3
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation9
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation0
UI claimants previously working in occupation1
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 89
Number of job position postings 0
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 0.0

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: No formal educational credential Work experience: None On-the-job training: Long-term on-the-job training

Training Resources

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Music BA
Music Performance BM
Music, Music Education Emphasis BA

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Music BA
Music BM
Music MA
Music Performance BM