How much does a luthier get paid?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Bassistcali, Apr 4, 2014.


  1. Bassistcali

    Bassistcali

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    Looking for a possible job maybe with GC maybe not...what's the average salary?
     
  2. Jeff K

    Jeff K Supporting Member

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    I believe you're thinking of a guitar/bass tech job rather than a luthier.
     
  3. DiabolusInMusic

    DiabolusInMusic Functionless Art is Merely Tolerated Vandalism Gold Supporting Member

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    +1.

    One earns peanuts and one earns even less working in the back of a GC.
     
  4. fdeck

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    It's not uncommon for shops that have an on-site tech, to send their more interesting and difficult work out to a full fledged luthier shop. This avoids the shop having to maintain the space and tools for real luthier work.
     
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