If you were born to perform, you’ll find lots of fantastic job opportunities in Manchester, with a diverse creative scene and recording studios for both the BBC and ITV right at your doorstep. And with an average salary of over £30,000 a year, you’ll enjoy a rewarding career too!

Musicians are in demand in the region, with a 5% increase in jobs predicted in the next few years. There are plenty of career opportunities behind the camera too, with hundreds of new positions open every year.

Top Career Opportunities

A mixing desk


Average salary: £25k

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Sound Engineer

Average salary: £40k

Musician with headphones on playing the guitar


Average salary: £29k

Top Job (By Salary) Average Salary
Musicians £29,364
DJ £25,000



If you were born to perform or even if you want to work behind the scenes, you’ll absolutely love the passion, enthusiasm and creative atmosphere that infects everyone in our Music department, here at The Manchester College.

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