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What does a Music Editor do?

A Music Editor assists with the production of musical recordings such as songs, albums or live productions. You’ll edit the recorded audio to make any necessary adjustments or changes. Music Editors might make decisions about which songs to include or may edit the length or composition of songs. You’ll ensure the quality of a recording is suitable for publishing and may provide advice on other aspects of the recording.

Music Editors need to have good attention to detail and have a strong knowledge of the musical process. You’ll need to be creative and up to date with current trends in the music industry. It’s important that you can work as part of a team and communicate your directions to other people in your crew.

Music Editor Courses

There are 2 courses available for people who want to become a Music Editor.

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How much does a Music Editor earn?

In Australia, a full time Music Editor generally earns $1,050 per week ($54,600 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a Music Editor?

Employment opportunities in this industry have remained stable over the last five years. There are currently 7,000 people working as a Music Editor in Australia. Music Editors usually work in larger cities and towns.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Music Editor?

If you’re planning a career as a Music Editor you could enrol in a Diploma of Music Industry. This course will help you develop techniques for composing, arranging, recording, mixing and performing music. You could also consider a Certificate IV in Music Industry.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within music. Click on the occupation for information on the course you should enrol in to start your journey.

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Sourced from The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training and MySkills.gov.au.