A band manager represents a music group in business-related matters within the music industry. This can involve numerous tasks, such as making travel arrangements, offering advice about business decisions, and negotiating a record deal. There is no education requirement for this profession.
Band managers are hired by music groups to handle the business aspects of the music industry. They guide the artists' careers, provide advice and act as a liaison between the band and others in the music business. There are no formal education requirements for band managers, but they must have strong communication, networking and negotiation abilities.
|Projected Job Growth (2014-2024)*||6.8% for all agents and business managers of artists, performers and athletes|
|Median Salary (2015)*||$62,940 for all agents and business managers of performers and athletes|
Source: *U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics