Music directors perform work familiar to some military personnel.

Jobs in this career are similar to the following job classifications in the

5502
Band Officer (Warrant Officer only)
5505
Director/Assistant Director, The President's Own, U.S. Marine Band (Commissioned Officer only)
5506
Staff Officer, The President's Own, U.S. Marine Band (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
5507
U.S. Marine Drum and Bugle Corps Officer (Commissioned Officer only)
5519
Enlisted Conductor (Enlisted)
5521
Drum Major (Enlisted)
5522
Small Ensemble Leader (Enlisted)

The following military occupations are no longer in active use:

5505
Director/Assistant Director, The President's Own, U.S. Marine Band (Warrant Officer only)
5507
U.S. Marine Drum and Bugle Corps Officer (Warrant Officer only)
5517
Band Master (Enlisted)
9802
Director/Assistant Director "The President's Own" U.S.M.C. Band (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
9803
Staff Officer, "The President's Own," U.S.M.C. Band (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
9805
U.S. Marine Drum and Bugle Corps Officer (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)