Average Audio Engineer Hourly Pay

$22.39
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$14.28
MEDIAN
$22.39
90%
$45.69

The average hourly pay for an Audio Engineer is $22.39

Hourly Rate
$14 - $46
Bonus
$200 - $15k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $9k
Commission
$0 - $10k
Total Pay
$30k - $97k
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What Do Audio Engineers Do?

Audio 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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Job Satisfaction for Audio Engineer

3.7 out of 5
(111)
Highly Satisfied
25Reviews
Based on 111 responses, the job of Audio Engineer has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.73 out of 5. On average, Audio Engineers are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
86.8%
Female
13.0%
Prefer to self-define
0.3%
This data is based on 355 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

55%

Dental

45%

Vision

39%

None

45%