Entry-Level Audio Engineer Salary

The average Entry-Level Audio Engineer earns approximately $16.35 per hour. More than half of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, more than two-fifths report medical coverage and more than a third claim dental coverage as well. The majority of Entry-Level Audio Engineers claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$23,653 - $66,384
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$40K
$66K
MEDIAN: $40,392
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$9.79 - $29.73
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MEDIAN: $16.35
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$23,653 - $66,384  
   
Bonus
$201.34 - $5,106  
Total Pay (?
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$20,975 - $63,287  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 150
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$9.79 - $29.73  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.67  
Overtime
$14.75 - $45.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
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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$20,975 - $63,287  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 182

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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
▼0%

National Average
$38,000

▼2%

Audio Visual Equipment Use
▼6%

Audiovisual Systems
▼8%

Audiovisual Hardware
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
vision benefits
Vision: 28%
no benefits
None: 56%