Audio Engineer Salary in the United States

How much does an Audio Engineer make in the United States? The average Audio Engineer salary in the United States is $45,521 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $38,663 and $60,183. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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$38,663 to $60,183
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What is an Audio Engineer?

An Audio Engineer (also known as a sound engineer or recording engineer) helps to produce a recording or a live performance, balancing and adjusting sound sources using equalization and audio effects, mixing, reproduction, and reinforcement of sound. Audio engineers work on the "...technical aspect of recording—the placing of microphones, pre-amp knobs, the setting of levels. The physical recording of any project is done by an engineer ... the nuts and bolts." It's a creative hobby and profession where musical instruments and technology are used to produce sound for film, radio, television,...

Source: Wikipedia (as of 09/06/2019). Read more from Wikipedia

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Job Openings for Audio Engineer
Gaming Company - San Francisco , CA
Job Description We are seeking an experienced Audio Engineer that will work closely with an internal inter-disciplinary team and outside partners to drive audio related aspects of product definition ...
ZipRecruiter - 4 days ago
Guitar Center - San Rafael , CA
AVDG is looking for a stellar Field Engineer who will be responsible for commissioning and optimization of a completed system regarding video, audio, control, communication, and proper integration ...
Guitar Center - 5 days ago
Gravity Media - Los Angeles , CA
Reporting into the Chief Broadcast Engineer, support day-to-day operations of studio technology ... Fill show roles during productions as assigned, with a focus on audio-related positions. ? Perform ...
Jobble, Inc. - Today
AV Engineer (Sr/Mid) - VTC/SIP/System Design Located in beautiful Cypress & Torrance, CA, we're an established company focused on video, audio, and data focused medical devices over fiber/IP lines ...
CyberCoders, Inc - 6 days ago
AV Engineer (Sr/Mid) - 4 Roles! (Designer/Field/Integration) Located in beautiful Cypress & Torrance, CA, we're an established company focused on video, audio, and data focused medical devices over ...
CyberCoders, Inc - 9 days ago
Yorktel is currently seeking a Field Engineer to Install, commission and manage the technical aspects of large scale commercial networked Audio/Visual Presentation and Videoconferencing systems. This ...
Jobble, Inc. - 9 days ago
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Audio Engineer in the United States. The base salary for Audio Engineer ranges from $38,663 to $60,183 with the average base salary of $45,521. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $39,644 to $65,443 with the average total cash compensation of $46,614.

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