Music Technology & Music Publishing


Music Technology & Music Publishing

Music Technology:

Approximate Salary Ranges:
  • Multimedia Publisher (NA)
  • Sound and Video Editor (NA)
  • Technology-based Music Instruction Designer (NA)

  • Personal Qualifications:
  • Creativity
  • Interest in music and computers
  • Musical talent

  • Knowledge and Skills:
  • Familiarity with various genres of music (classical, jazz, pop)
  • Knowledge of digital technology
  • Music composition or arranging skills

  • Precollege Training:
  • Familiarity with computers and MIDI
  • Participation in music ensembles

  • College Education
    & Other Training:
  • Degrees in music and computer information science
  • Degree in music education; experience teaching music; computer study

  • Music Publishing:

    Approximate Salary Ranges:
  • Publishing Sales Representative $20,000 - $50,000
  • Copyright/Licensing Administrator $20,000 - $60,000
  • Music Editor $20,000 - $60,000
  • Notesetter $15,000 - $50,000

  • Personal Qualifications:
  • Appreciation for music as a commercial product
  • Highly Well developed musical preferences
  • Interest in music publishing business

  • Knowledge and Skills:
  • Business savvy
  • Knowledge of composition and arranging process
  • Knowledge of music theory, including notation, style, and form

  • Precollege Training:
  • Ability to read music
  • Participation in music ensembles
  • Private instruction in piano
  • Keyboard, vocal and/or instrumental skills

  • College Education
    & Other Training:
  • Undergraduate music degree; for some positions, advanced music degree or a business degree may be required