Entry-Level Audio Engineers can expect to earn an average of $16.36 per hour. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. While some workers in this profession — slightly more than half — do not have any health coverage, more than two-fifths do receive medical benefits and more than a third have dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$23,422 - $65,001
(Median)
$23K
$40K
$65K
MEDIAN: $40,271
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$9.90 - $29.90
(Median)
$9
$16
$30
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$23,422 - $65,001  
   
Bonus
$201.34 - $5,106  
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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$21,031 - $63,699  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 159
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$9.90 - $29.90  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.80  
Overtime
$15.32 - $53.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$201.34 - $5,106  
   
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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$21,031 - $63,699  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 196
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Skills That Affect Audio Engineer Salaries

Pro/Engineer
0%

National Average
$39,000

Editing
up arrow 3%

Audio Visual Equipment Use
up arrow 6%

Audiovisual Systems
up arrow 10%

Audiovisual Hardware
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
medical benefits
Vision: 31%
dental benefits
None: 53%
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