The average salary for a Sound Engineer is £23,598 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job does not change much between less experienced and more experienced workers.

£17,674 - £34,703
(Median)
£18K
£24K
£35K
MEDIAN: £23,597
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£9.61 - £20.61
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £11.00
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£15K£30K£45K
Salary
£17,674 - £34,703  
   
Bonus
£983  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£17,868 - £42,781  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 46
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£8£16£24
Hourly Rate
£9.61 - £20.61  
   
Overtime
£14.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£16K£32K£48K
Bonus
£983  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£17,868 - £42,781  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £23,861

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Sound Engineer Reviews

What is it like working as a Sound Engineer?

Sound Engineer in London:
"Creative."
Pros: It's creative and I can go about projects in the way that I feel suits the desired outcome. My ideas are always taken on board and I am treated as the expert in my field.
Cons: Severely underpaid. Disagree with the staff. I frequently do work that is not on my contract with zero benefit.

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Experience Affects Sound Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
₤24,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
medical benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 88%
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