What Does A Singer/Entertainer Do?

A singer may perform live for audiences and/or record their music for sale on CDs or on the Internet.

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How Do I Become A Singer/Entertainer?

There are no set requirements for working in this career field, so PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE! Earning a four-year university bachelor’s in a music or voice-related field may help a person to improve their skills and find employment (especially in the Opera or classical music settings).

What is the Average Salary For A Singer/Entertainer?

$23.00/hour – Finding full time employment in this career is very difficult!

What Courses Should I Take To Become A Singer/Entertainer?

  • Music
  • Performing Arts
  • Public Speaking
  • Communication
  • Business
  • Learn to play the piano!

What Is The Work Environment For A Singer/Entertainer?

Singers are likely to perform in theaters, clubs, or stadiums (if they are really good!) Some may also spend time in studios recording their music. Finding full-time work in this career will be very difficult! The average salary of a singer is $23/hour.

What Is The Future Outlook For A Singer/Entertainer?

Because of the large number of people who want to enter this field and the relatively small number of openings, there will continue to be a lot of competition for these positions.


  • Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
  • Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada

What Degree Should I Consider If I Want To Be A Singer/Entertainer?