£23,423
Avg. Salary
£12.08
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Sound Engineer is £12.08 per hour.

The average pay for a Sound Engineer is £23,423 per year.

10%
£8.01
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£12.08
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£20.46
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MEDIAN £12.08
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£17k
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MEDIAN £23,423
£16,734 - £34,669
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MEDIAN: £23,423
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Salary £16,734 - £34,669
Bonus £199 - £3,523
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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£16,832 - £40,993
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 18 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 87
Hourly Data £0£25
Hourly Rate £8.01 - £20.46
Overtime £0.00 - £25.17
Annual Data £0£40K
Bonus £199 - £3,523
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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£16,832 - £40,993
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 18 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 53

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

2%

National Average: £24,171

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

Sound Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Sound Engineer?

Sound Engineer in London:
"Creative."
Pros: It's creative and I can go about projects in the way that I feel suits the desired outcome. My ideas are always taken on board and I am treated as the expert in my field.
Cons: Severely underpaid. Disagree with the staff. I frequently do work that is not on my contract with zero benefit.

Key Stats for Sound Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Sound Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
₤24,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼10%

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 89%