'Cynical Musician', blogger Krzysztof Wiszniewski. has run the numbers on how much music you need to sell, in various formats, in order to make as much as you would working a minimum-wage job (in the US).
The numbers aren't pretty:
These numbers assume that you're not in a band. If you're in a four-piece band, the numbers are higher:
Wiszniewski's numbers suggest that musicians's shouldn't expect music sales to be a large part of their income and not expect Internet radio to be part of it at all.
Let us know what you think of Wiszniewski's numbers and how much music you need to sell just to make minimum wage.
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