Salary is one factor that leads to overall satisfaction in a career.
After graduation, sound engineering graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $87,890, while the bottom 20% make closer to $28,203. The median grad salary is $49,787.
Sound Engineering graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in sound engineering is $35,374, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $51,868.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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