Entry-Level Audio Engineer Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Audio Engineers is around $16.73 per hour. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — more than half lack coverage. On the flip side, around half have medical insurance and roughly two in five receive dental plans. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$23,359 - $65,584
$23K
$41K
$66K
MEDIAN: $40,754
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$9.92 - $30.00
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$17
$30
MEDIAN: $16.73
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$23,359 - $65,584  
   
Bonus
$302.01 - $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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$21,005 - $63,410  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 155
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$9.92 - $30.00  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.67  
Overtime
$17.88 - $58.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$302.01 - $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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$21,005 - $63,410  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 184

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Before you start working in the audio engineering field, ensure that you'll be making at the very least a salary that equals 8 hours a day 5 days a week minimum wage.

Key Stats for Audio Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
22%
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Skills That Affect Audio Engineer Salaries

National Average
$39,000

Editing
▼2%

▼4%

Audio Visual Equipment Use
▼8%

Audiovisual Systems
▼10%

Audiovisual Hardware
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
no benefits
None: 52%
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