Music Career Outlook

The U.S. Dept. of Labor maintains statistics for music careers.  

"Overall employment of musicians, singers, and related workers is expected to grow 11 percent during the 2006-16 decade, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Most new wage-and-salary jobs for musicians will arise in religious organizations." (from the Job Outlook section)

More detailed information for Music Directors and Composers (including Music Educators):