Audio Engineer in Los Angeles Salary

The average pay for an Audio Engineer in Los Angeles, California is $20.43 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Audiovisual Systems and Audio Visual Equipment Use.

$23,672 - $98,736
$24K
$44K
$99K
MEDIAN: $44,334
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$10.24 - $40.96
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MEDIAN: $20.61
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$23,672 - $98,736  
   
Bonus
$5,000  
Total Pay (?
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$23,679 - $89,564  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$10.24 - $40.96  
   
Overtime
$21.90 - $64.07  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$5,000  
   
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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$23,679 - $89,564  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

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Pay by Experience Level for Audio Engineer

Pay by Experience for an Audio Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Audio Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 30 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Audio Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Audio Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 17 salaries. An Audio Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Audio Engineer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Audio Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲53%

Late-Career
▲53%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
▼15%

Skills That Affect Audio Engineer Salaries

Audiovisual Systems
▲22%

Audio Visual Equipment Use
▲10%

Editing
▼0%

National Average
$47,000

▼10%

Audiovisual Hardware
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
no benefits
None: 55%
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