Mid-Career Audio Engineer Salary

An average Mid-Career Audio Engineer can expect to take home roughly $43K annually. Although just over two-fifths lack health benefits of any kind, a majority do enjoy medical insurance, and more than two-fifths get dental coverage, too. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Mid-Career Audio Engineers. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$28,864 - $86,162
$29K
$43K
$86K
MEDIAN: $42,541
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$12.50 - $39.73
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MEDIAN: $20.41
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$28,864 - $86,162  
   
Bonus
$300.00 - $15,000  
Total Pay (?
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$27,375 - $86,651  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 130
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$24$48$72
Hourly Rate
$12.50 - $39.73  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.67  
Overtime
$18.12 - $69.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$300.00 - $15,000  
   
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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$27,375 - $86,651  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 106

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $43,797

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Folks in search of above-average pay will head to one of the three largest American cities: Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles boast higher pay rates than the national average for this field. Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Atlanta, 16 percent below the national average.

Key Stats for Audio Engineer

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
5-9 years
71%
10-19 years
29%
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Skills That Affect Audio Engineer Salaries

Editing
▲17%

National Average
$44,000

Audiovisual Systems
▼1%

Pro/Engineer
▼2%

Audio Visual Equipment Use
▼5%

Audiovisual Hardware
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
no benefits
None: 44%
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