Average Early-Career Sound Engineer Hourly Pay in Canada

C$18.00
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (CAD)
10%
CA$11.08
MEDIAN
CA$18
90%
CA$34.25

The average hourly pay for a Sound Engineer is C$18.00

Hourly Rate
C$11 - C$34
Total Pay
C$28k - C$72k
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What Do Sound Engineers Do?

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.
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FAQs About Sound Engineers

What is the highest pay for Sound Engineers?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Sound Engineer is CA$34.25 / hour

What is the lowest pay for Sound Engineers?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Sound Engineer is CA$11.08 / hour

How can Sound Engineers increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Sound Engineer is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Sound Engineer that oversees more junior Sound Engineers, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.