What is the average salary for an Audio Engineer?

Annual / Hourly

The average salary of an Audio Engineer is $56,610. Salaries start from $22,180 and go up to $101,840. Please note that the average salary for an Audio Engineer may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

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Highest

The top 10% of Audio Engineers in United States earn:

$101,840
Senior

The top 25% of Audio Engineers in United States earn:

$72,860
Experienced

The middle 50% of Audio Engineers in United States earn:

$46,480
Junior

The bottom 25% of Audio Engineers in United States earn:

$32,610
Starting

The bottom 10% of Audio Engineers in United States earn:

$22,180

Historical salary

Audio Engineer salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Audio Engineer Salary in California 69,480 1
Audio Engineer Salary in New York 68,010 2
Audio Engineer Salary in District of Columbia 57,950 3
Audio Engineer Salary in Colorado 57,630 4
Audio Engineer Salary in Louisiana 57,460 5
Audio Engineer Salary in Nevada 57,400 6
Audio Engineer Salary in United States 56,610 7
Audio Engineer Salary in New Mexico 54,460 8
Audio Engineer Salary in Tennessee 53,840 9
Audio Engineer Salary in Virginia 53,110 10
Audio Engineer Salary in Washington 52,380 11
Audio Engineer Salary in North Carolina 52,010 12
Audio Engineer Salary in Maryland 50,570 13
Audio Engineer Salary in Georgia 50,420 14
Audio Engineer Salary in Indiana 48,750 15
Audio Engineer Salary in Connecticut 47,560 16
Audio Engineer Salary in Minnesota 47,520 17
Audio Engineer Salary in Arizona 47,390 18
Audio Engineer Salary in Texas 47,180 19
Audio Engineer Salary in New Jersey 47,170 20
Audio Engineer Salary in Pennsylvania 45,200 21
Audio Engineer Salary in Missouri 44,960 22
Audio Engineer Salary in Illinois 44,850 23
Audio Engineer Salary in Massachusetts 43,700 24
Audio Engineer Salary in Arkansas 41,890 25
Audio Engineer Salary in Alabama 41,870 26
Audio Engineer Salary in Ohio 40,940 27
Audio Engineer Salary in Oregon 40,910 28
Audio Engineer Salary in Iowa 40,660 29
Audio Engineer Salary in Mississippi 40,200 30
Audio Engineer Salary in Wisconsin 39,220 31
Audio Engineer Salary in Florida 37,810 32
Audio Engineer Salary in South Carolina 34,860 33
Audio Engineer Salary in Kansas 34,560 34
Audio Engineer Salary in Michigan 33,870 35
Audio Engineer Salary in Puerto Rico 33,260 36
Audio Engineer Salary in Rhode Island 32,700 37
Audio Engineer Salary in Kentucky 31,700 38
Audio Engineer Salary in Utah 30,710 39

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics