Audio engineer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Audio engineer salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alabama $29,110
Arkansas $45,130
Arizona $39,830
California $39,244
Colorado $52,280
Connecticut $85,663
District of Columbia $70,240
Florida $48,890
Georgia $59,450
Hawaii $42,230
Iowa $50,860
Illinois $54,605
Indiana $35,780
Kentucky $52,594
Louisiana $80,010
Massachusetts $50,340
Maryland $46,560
Michigan $60,290
Minnesota $43,030
Missouri $41,840
North Carolina $41,420
New Jersey $55,570
New Mexico $47,780
Nevada $56,020
New York $68,430
Ohio $45,210
Oklahoma $35,050
Oregon $39,170
Pennsylvania $43,950
Puerto Rico $27,100
South Carolina $47,230
Tennessee $51,970
Texas $46,910
Utah $21,070
Virginia $54,030
Washington $72,970
Wisconsin $54,480

How do audio engineer salaries compare to similar careers?

Audio engineers earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than musicians but more than drafters.

Career Median Salary
Musician salary $57K
Industrial designer salary $67K
Technical writer salary $65K
Music teacher salary $59K
Conductor salary $52K
Audio engineer salary $53K
Composer salary $52K
Hydroelectric plant technician salary $58K
Desktop publisher salary $45K
Drafter salary $48K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)