Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Sound Designer is $54,495
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Sound Designers?
An entry-level Sound Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $48,936 based on 9 salaries. An early career Sound Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,821 based on 63 salaries. A mid-career …Read more
What Do Sound Designers Do?
Sound designers work on a variety of production teams in a range of outlets, including movies, television shows, video games, and more. They are generally responsible for sound production and editing, which includes creating and mixing and creating sounds to achieve desired effects. These designers may work independently or on teams with other designers, but almost always coordinate with other departments and directors involved in projects. Sound designers may work project-by-project as …Read more
- Compose, record, mix, and implement music and sound effects.
- Use professional audio editing tools to record, edit, synchronize, and master audio.