The professional instrument technician has been a key part of the music industry for over 50 years, with over 250,000 employees across the UK.
But the majority of the workforce are currently paid by the hour.
In a recent survey of 500 British and overseas musicians by the BIS, over 70 per cent of respondents were unsure about whether or not they should be paid for their musical work.
This is not the case with professional instrument technicians.
Here are some of the top tips you should consider before you decide whether or no to take up the job.
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