Where do we bassists work?

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by JoePlaysDaBass, Dec 14, 2009.

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  1. Material Handler.
    I always keep my forklift certification current. It makes getting a day job after a failed tour easier and quicker.
    I am afraid to go back out for less than serious $$$ these days, so MH it is for now.
  2. Eric Albany

    Eric Albany

    May 22, 2011
    I'm also a production worker and drivers assistant. You get lots of $$$ for doing two jobs almost at once ( we deliver our jobs[mailings] at 6pm, after all the other mailings are done, and I get to take them out n' stuff like that.)
  3. winterburn69


    Jan 27, 2008
    My job sucks. I tell people I'm an unemployed musician, it's better than telling them where I actually work, currently looking into some career prospects for a real job though.
  4. I work in a record store called second spin, and it kicks major a**.
  5. Former Electrician. Recently fed up with the up and down of construction, I now work at a metal fab shop that makes aluminum access covers and other related products.
  6. Accountant for a government contractor in DC. As boring as it sounds.
  7. redhed


    Oct 25, 2009
    Journeyman carpenter for about 15 years - but did play the bar scene for a livin' way back......
  8. force40


    May 19, 2011
    Catering chef. Good money and I can book or decline jobs according to my gig schedule.
  9. JPMcGuire

    JPMcGuire Supporting Member

    Jul 13, 2008
    Lake Orion, Michigan
    Engineering Manager for one of the Big Three Auto Companies. Degrees in Metallurgical Engineering and Grad in Mechanical eng.
  10. Chasbo


    Mar 10, 2011
    I am a night watchman in a day nursery.
  11. Currently head of maintenance dept. for a auto shop, 7-5 m-f health and dental. It's a good gig. I've worked just about any and every job you could imagine. Lived in several different states. I'm the kinda guy that will try anything just for life experience. It's been quite the adventure so far (I'm 34)
  12. BullHorn


    Nov 23, 2006
    I finished a 3 years (too)long military service in the IDF's Navy a few months ago and currently working as a manufacturer/randomguy at Micron Tech., making semi-conductor chips. :)
  13. cableguy


    Jun 4, 2009
    North Bend, WA
    I own & work at a small company that installs voice & data cabling. Economy has started to suck the life out of it lately though. Pretty soon might have to find real job.
  14. Retired after 36 years with GTE/Verizon as a warehouse worker, it was a straight Mon. through Friday day shift job, so it worked well with weekends playing music,
  15. Chris Sheaffer

    Chris Sheaffer

    Jan 30, 2008
    Social worker.
  16. Black Bart

    Black Bart

    Sep 11, 2010
    R&D Chemist turned freelance Illustrator and UI Designer.
  17. That's quite a jump. How did you manage that?
  18. Neuroscience grad student :)
  19. Black Bart

    Black Bart

    Sep 11, 2010
    Went back to school and illustrating was something I had always done.
  20. Nicely done, I hope it's working well for you.
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