State Of Employment Poll & Review August 3 – 9

Following last week’s increase in overall under-employed and unemployed statuses, responses remained steady at those new levels. Weekly Report Responses from Administrators continue to show a migration from those indicating being furloughed to fully laid off. The only real uptick this last week was the increase in those working at reduced hours and pay. Salaried musicians maintained saw zero responses from respondents being paid regular salary and benefits and a small increase …

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State Of Employment Poll & Review July 27 – August 2

There’s no getting around the fact that week 16 was a rough week for stakeholder employment status. While per-service musicians continued to share the largest ratio of economic pain, administrators saw some steep shifts of those moving from under-employed to unemployed statuses. Sobering Statistics For the first three weeks, approximately 70 percent of administrators indicated being paid their regular full or part time wage. That’s down to 18.6 percent. For the …

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State Of Employment Poll & Review July 20 – July 26

We saw an uptick in the number of responses this week thanks in large part to a 28 percent increase in respondents identifying as arts administrators. Having said that, the overall trajectory for each stakeholder group remains mostly unchanged as most continue moving toward higher ratios of under-employed and unemployed statuses, Weekly Report Responses from Administrators maintained similar levels as previous two weeks. Having said that, there was a much larger …

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State Of Employment Poll & Review July 13 – July 19

Results remained steady this week and while there were no major changes in employment status, that doesn’t change the fact that according to respondents, it’s clear that orchestra staffers and musicians continue to move toward higher ratios of under-employed and unemployed statuses. Weekly Report Administrators continued to experience continued movement in existing directions. There was a slight uptick in the ratio indicating they were working or being paid at their regular …

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State Of Employment Poll & Review July 6 – July 12

After collecting three full months of data, it’s clear that orchestra staffers and musicians continue to move toward higher ratios of under-employed and unemployed statuses. 35 percent of these stakeholders are some form of unemployed status or have unpaid cancellations. 50 percent indicated they are working, but at some form of underemployed status, while only 15 percent indicated being fully employed. Let’s take a deeper dive into how those numbers break …

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