Sound Engineering Technician Salary

A Sound Engineering Technician earns an average wage of $14.74 per hour.

$25,342 - $60,608
$25K
$35K
$61K
MEDIAN: $35,000
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50%
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$9.83 - $25.17
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$25
MEDIAN: $15.17
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$0$60K
Salary $25,342 - $60,608
Bonus $500
Total Pay (?
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$20,835 - $53,024
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11
Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $9.83 - $25.17
Overtime $22.50
Annual Data $0$53K
Bonus $500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,835 - $53,024
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

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Job Description for Sound Engineering Technician

A sound engineering technician mixes, creates, and plays music and other sounds, usually at live events. Some jobs will require the sound engineering technician to work on a team of other technicians or with live performers, such as bands, dancers, and singers. The technician may also have to coordinate with visual effects. Some sound engineering technicians will work in movie and television production, and they will help improve the sound aspect of these types of entertainment.

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Sound Engineering Technician 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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Pay by Experience Level for Sound Engineering Technician

Pay by Experience for a Sound Engineering Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Sound Engineering Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 25 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sound Engineering Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Sound Engineering Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 10 salaries. A Sound Engineering Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Sound Engineering Technician

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Sound Engineering Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲42%

Mid-Career
▲18%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 20%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
no benefits
None: 70%
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