Audio engineer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Audio engineer salary by state

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