Audio engineer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Audio engineer salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Louisiana $80,010
Connecticut $87,980
New York $68,430
District of Columbia $70,240
Washington $72,970
Michigan $60,290
Georgia $59,450
Illinois $57,270
Texas $46,910
Wisconsin $54,480
Massachusetts $50,340
Nevada $56,020
Tennessee $51,970
Florida $48,890
New Jersey $47,510
Iowa $50,860
Virginia $54,030
Kentucky $45,880
Colorado $52,280
Maryland $46,560
North Carolina $41,420
South Carolina $47,230
Missouri $41,840
Ohio $45,210
Pennsylvania $39,960
Oregon $39,170
Minnesota $43,030
Hawaii $36,960
Puerto Rico $27,100
Utah $21,070

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 piano tuners but more than games testers.

Career Median Salary
Piano tuner salary $36K
Composer salary $29K
Drafter salary $37K
Technical support specialist salary $35K
Graphic designer salary $34K
Audio engineer salary $32K
Social media manager salary $31K
Lyricist salary $26K
Audio and video equipment technician salary $31K
Games tester salary $29K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)