Average Mid-Career Audio Engineer Salary

$53,611
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$35k
MEDIAN
$54k
90%
$80k

The average salary for an Audio Engineer is $53,611

Base Salary
$35k - $80k
Bonus
$483 - $24k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5k
Commission
$0 - $10k
Total Pay
$32k - $85k
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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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Gender Breakdown

Male
82.2%
Female
17.0%
Prefer to self-define
0.7%
This data is based on 135 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

61%

Dental

51%

Vision

42%

None

39%