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Audio engineer salary in United States

How much does an Audio Engineer make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $28.74
Low $13.66
High $60.47

The average salary for a audio engineer is $28.74 per hour in the United States. 160 salaries reported, updated at November 29, 2022

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Top companies for Audio Engineers in United States

  1. Meta
    716 reviews14 salaries reported
    $41.99per hour
  2. $34.42per hour
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Highest paying cities for Audio Engineers near United States

  1. Los Angeles, CA
    $33.58 per hour
    8 salaries reported
  2. New York, NY
    $31.21 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  3. San Diego, CA
    $30.36 per hour
    12 salaries reported
  1. Houston, TX
    $28.34 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  2. Philadelphia, PA
    $23.26 per hour
    8 salaries reported
  3. Orlando, FL
    $21.51 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  1. Chicago, IL
    $18.63 per hour
    8 salaries reported
  2. Nashville, TN
    $15.63 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  3. Atlanta, GA
    $15.16 per hour
    9 salaries reported
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Where can an Audio Engineer earn more?

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Salary satisfaction

Based on 33 ratings

39% of Audio Engineers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Sound Engineer

4,183 job openings

Average $20.46 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for an Audio Engineer

As an audio engineer how can I know if I am being paid fairly?

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