Audio engineer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Audio engineer salary by state

State Name Average Salary
New York $97,430
New Jersey $92,460
Massachusetts $81,120
District of Columbia $80,610
Alabama $76,600
Connecticut $76,080
Minnesota $69,230
California $63,340
Georgia $62,170
Washington $60,590
Michigan $60,070
Texas $59,190
Nevada $56,020
Louisiana $55,450
Iowa $50,860
New Mexico $50,290
Colorado $49,040
Missouri $48,790
Tennessee $47,570
Maryland $47,230
Oregon $47,230
Florida $47,040
Ohio $46,020
Arkansas $45,130
Arizona $44,880
Oklahoma $44,560
Hawaii $42,230
Illinois $41,500
Indiana $39,090
Pennsylvania $38,670
North Carolina $38,550
Wisconsin $38,380
South Carolina $37,460
Puerto Rico $34,830
Virginia $28,890
Utah $24,070
Kentucky $20,880

How do audio engineer salaries compare to similar careers?

Audio engineers earn 8% less than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than singers but more than graphic designers.

Career Median Salary
Singer salary $63K
Music artist salary $63K
Technical writer salary $78K
Industrial designer salary $77K
Online merchant salary $75K
Audio engineer salary $60K
Composer salary $49K
Conductor salary $49K
Drafter salary $60K
Graphic designer salary $51K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)