The average pay for a Sound Engineer is AU$61,984 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

AU$26,976 - AU$98,633
AU$27K
AU$54K
AU$99K
MEDIAN: AU$54,499
10%
50%
90%
AU$19.11 - AU$44.70
AU$19
AU$29
AU$45
MEDIAN: AU$29.20
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$98K
Salary AU$26,976 - AU$98,633
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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AU$28,453 - AU$98,635
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 21
Hourly Data AU$0AU$50
Hourly Rate AU$19.11 - AU$44.70
Hourly Tips AU$0.53
Overtime AU$43.68
Annual Data AU$0AU$98K
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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AU$28,453 - AU$98,635
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

Job Description for Sound Engineer

Sound engineers - also called sound technicians, audio engineers, broadcast engineers, and recording engineers - oversees recording and production of sound files. They work in a variety of venues, such as concert halls, stadiums, and theaters. Sound engineers may also be found in recording studios, where they may work on production or post-production for music and movies. The sound engineer often directs a team, and they have to ensure the team works together for the best possible production. Sound engineers also often work with clients to make sure teams are performing to their level of satisfaction. Additionally, theses engineers are often responsible for maintaining and repairing the equipment with which they work.

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Sound Engineer Tasks

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

Sound Engineer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$59,087

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Sound Engineer

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Sound Engineer Salaries

▲17%

National Average
AU$59,000

▼14%

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 89%