A Sound Engineering Technician earns an average wage of $14.88 per hour.

$25,804 - $50,491
(Median)
$26K
$36K
$50K
MEDIAN: $35,607
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$9.85 - $30.20
(Median)
$9
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$25,804 - $50,491  
   
Bonus
$500  
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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$20,911 - $58,175  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.85 - $30.20  
   
Overtime
$23.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$500  
   
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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$20,911 - $58,175  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Job Description for Sound Engineering Technician

A sound engineering technician mixes, creates, and plays music and other sounds, usually at live events. Some jobs will require the sound engineering technician to work on a team of other technicians or with live performers, such as bands, dancers, and singers. The technician may also have to coordinate with visual effects. Some sound engineering technicians will work in movie and television production, and they will help improve the sound aspect of these types of entertainment.

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Sound Engineering Technician Tasks

  • Record, layer, and produce sounds and sound effects for desired impact.
  • Spot, arrange, and edit audio into video or other delivery mechanism.
  • Create, update, maintain, and add to sample and sound libraries.
  • Assist in postproduction with improving sound quality or adding sound over video.

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Pay by Experience Level for Sound Engineering Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Sound Engineering Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 41%

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 27%
dental benefits
Dental: 27%
medical benefits
Vision: 18%
dental benefits
None: 68%
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