Music industry companies hiring now
If you’re looking for great careers in music that don’t require you to perform on a reality TV show, you just may get your big break at one of these companies.
Careers in music are hot commodities, and it’s easy to see why: the excitement, the perks, and the love of music itself. TV shows like Entourage and Empire have made jobs in the music industry seem like they're reserved for only the ultra-cool among us, but—surprise—that couldn't be further from the truth.
From the birth of headphones in 1910 to the smartphones of present day, the growth of the music industry has always depended on technological innovations. And with the technology industry skyrocketing in recent years, brands like Apple, Spotify, and others have followed suit, offering countless new music business jobs across the country.
Whether you're looking for jobs at record labels or in music publishing or with instrument manufacturers, here are the companies offering some of the best jobs in music on Monster right now.
Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) is a live music (and live sports) company that operates music venues across the U.S. It operates or is affiliated with venues like the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles and the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri.
Locations hiring include: Denver; Los Angeles; Minneapolis
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Have you ever heard of Apple? Just kidding. In regards to its music services (hello, iTunes), Apple offers streaming and for-purchase music through Apple Music as well as exclusive music videos. It also develops music recording software such as Garageband and Logic Pro, two mainstays in the industry.
Locations hiring include: Austin; Santa Clara, California; Waterford, Connecticut
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The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) is a veritable hub of careers in music. It includes professional membership organization of songwriters, composers, and music publishers of every kind of music. Its mission is to license and promote the music of its members and foreign affiliates, obtain fair compensation for the public performance of their works, and to distribute the royalties that it collects.
Locations hiring include: Cincinnati; New York City; Tampa
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Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (commonly referred to as Fender) manufacturers electric guitars, basses, and amplifiers. Its most famous guitars are the Stratocaster and Telecaster, which have been made popular by the likes of Jeff Beck, George Harrison, and Jimi Hendrix.
Locations hiring: Corona, California; Los Angeles; Scottsdale, Arizona
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Gibson Guitars manufactures musical instruments and pro audio equipment. From the Les Paul (played by greats like Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, and Duane Allman) to the Firebird series, Gibson has made some of the most recognizable and widely played guitars ever invented.
Locations hiring include: Memphis; Nashville; New York City
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iHeartMedia is a media and entertainment company with over 850 radio stations across the country.
Locations hiring include: Atlanta; Burbank, California; Phoenix
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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum
Honoring some of the most esteemed careers in music, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum in Cleveland celebrates the rich history of groundbreaking musicians through seven levels of exhibits, theaters, interactive kiosks, and more. From Elvis to Abba, Al Green to Nirvana, the Museum commemorates musicians of all genres.
Location hiring: Cleveland
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An online ticket marketplace, Seatgeak offers tickets for sports, live music, and other types of events.
Locations hiring: New York City; Portland, Oregon
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Sony Music Entertainment
Along with Universal and Warner Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment is considered one of the big three global record companies. A subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, the label is home to artists as diverse as the Chainsmokers, Future, Brad Paisley, and many more (super) famous musicians. Its labels include RCA, Epic, RED Distribution, and Columbia Records.
Locations hiring include: Franklin, Tennessee; Miami; New York City
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Spotify took the music world by storm when it came onto the scene in 2008. With more than 1,600 worldwide employees and 140 million users, it has established itself as the premiere music streaming service. Spotify develops platforms (mobile, desktop) for streaming music, and offers a premium, ad-less subscription service.
Locations hiring: Boston; New York City
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Universal Music Group
UMG’s labels include Capitol Music Group, Def Jam Recordings, and Abbey Road Studios, and some of its marquee artists are Taylor Swift, Kanye West, and Adele.
Locations hiring include: Brentwood, Tennessee; New York City; Santa Monica, California
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Warner Music Group
Warner’s collection of labels includes Atlantic, Elektra, Fueled by Ramen, Reprise, Sire, and more. Signed artists include Ed Sheeran, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Zac Brown Band.
Locations hiring include: Burbank, California; Nashville; New York City
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Yamaha is one of those companies that makes pretty much everything: musical instruments, electronics, factory automation equipment, sports gear, and more. Yamaha is also known for their electric and acoustic pianos (played by pop legends such as Elton John, Stevie Wonder, and Alicia Keys).The company is based in Japan but has offices worldwide.
Locations hiring include: Buena Park, California; Indianapolis; New York City
Find Yamaha jobs on Monster.
Get the gig
Music can be your job as well as your passion, but it's a fast-paced industry so the sooner you apply to open positions, the better your odds. Could you use some help cutting through the noise? Join Monster today. As a member, you can get music industry job alerts sent directly to you, rather than spending lots of time combing through ads. Additionally, you can upload up to five versions of your resume—each tailored to the type of job that interests you. Recruiters search Monster every day looking to fill top jobs at music companies with rock star candidates, just like you.