Average Entry-Level Audio Engineer Hourly Pay

$19.52
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$11.08
MEDIAN
$19.52
90%
$30.30

The average hourly pay for an Audio Engineer is $19.52

Hourly Rate
$11 - $30
Bonus
$2k - $8k
Total Pay
$23k - $77k
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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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FAQs About Audio Engineers

What is the highest pay for Audio Engineers?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for an Audio Engineer is $30.30 / hour

What is the lowest pay for Audio Engineers?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for an Audio Engineer is $11.08 / hour

How can Audio Engineers increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as an Audio 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 an Audio Engineer that oversees more junior Audio Engineers, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.