Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for an Audio Engineer is $24.73
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Audio Engineers?
An early career Audio Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $20.00 based on 85 salaries. An experienced Audio Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.37 based on 64 salaries. In their late career (20 years …Read more
What Do Audio Engineers Do?
An audio engineer uses analog and/or digital sound equipment to record, master, mix, synchronize, replicate, and create audio files. This individual may be employed in various entertainment industries, including the movie, music, television, theater, and video game industries. The day-to-day responsibilities of an audio engineer include the creation, recording, mixing and mastering of music, ambient sounds, and audio effects. Additionally, the audio engineer is responsible for working to …Read more
- 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.