Average Sound Engineer Hourly Pay

Average Sound Engineer Hourly Pay

$19.59
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$11.93
MEDIAN
$19.59
90%
$44.46

The average hourly pay for a Sound Engineer is $19.59

Hourly Rate
$12 - $44
Bonus
$99 - $51k
Total Pay
$25k - $94k
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What Do Sound Engineers Do?

Sound 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 Sound Engineer

3.8 out of 5
(26)
Highly Satisfied
10Reviews
Based on 26 responses, the job of Sound Engineer has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.81 out of 5. On average, Sound Engineers are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
91.4%
Female
7.5%
Prefer to self-define
1.1%
This data is based on 93 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

38%

Dental

32%

Vision

28%

None

61%