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Music Agents and Scouts

Overview

An agent is a salesperson who sells artistic talent. Music agents act as the representatives for musical performers such as musicians, singers, orchestras, bands, and other musical groups, promoting their talent and managing legal contractual business. Music scouts search for musical talent at clubs, concert halls, and other music venues. Approximately 13,230 agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes are employed in the United States.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

About as Fast as the Average
Personality Traits

Enterprising

Organized

Outgoing

Career Ladder
Head of Talent Agency

Music Agent and Scout

Assistant to Agent

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