Entry-Level Audio Engineer Salary

Entry-Level Audio Engineers pull down an average of $16.54 per hour. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and over one-half lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by more than two-fifths and dental coverage is claimed by more than a third. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$23,633 - $66,564
$24K
$41K
$67K
MEDIAN: $40,506
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$9.82 - $29.77
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MEDIAN: $16.54
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$23,633 - $66,564  
   
Bonus
$202.73 - $5,093  
Total Pay (?
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$21,010 - $63,247  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 159
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$9.82 - $29.77  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.80  
Overtime
$15.32 - $53.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$202.73 - $5,093  
   
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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$21,010 - $63,247  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 197

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Key Stats for Audio Engineer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
22%
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Skills That Affect Audio Engineer Salaries

Editing
▲2%

National Average
$39,000

Pro/Engineer
▼2%

Audio Visual Equipment Use
▼7%

Audiovisual Systems
▼10%

Audiovisual Hardware
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
dental benefits
None: 54%
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