Recording engineer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

How do recording engineer salaries compare to similar careers?

Recording engineers earn 6% more than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than search engine optimization specialists but more than lyricists.

Career Median Salary
Search engine optimization specialist salary $39K
Quality assurance analyst salary $41K
Broadcast engineer salary $40K
Desktop publisher salary $43K
Digital marketing specialist salary $39K
Recording engineer salary $34K
Music promoter salary $31K
Piano tuner salary $36K
Social media manager salary $31K
Lyricist salary $26K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)