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What is the average salary for Audio Engineers in the United States?

Audio Engineers earn an average hourly wage of $28.21. Hourly wages typically start from $10.97 and go up to $51.38. Audio Engineers earn an average salary of $58,670 per year. Salaries typically start from $22,820 and go up to $106,870.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

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

$51.38 an hour $106,870 per year
Senior

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

$35.96 an hour $74,790 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Audio Engineers in the United States earn:

$23.98 an hour $49,870 per year
Junior

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

$16.08 an hour $33,450 per year
Starting

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

$10.97 an hour $22,820 per year

Historical salary for Audio Engineers in the United States

Audio Engineer salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Audio Engineer Salary in New York $35.07 $72,950 # 1
Audio Engineer Salary in California $32.04 $66,640 # 2
Audio Engineer Salary in Colorado $30.59 $63,620 # 3
Audio Engineer Salary in New Jersey $29.66 $61,700 # 4
Audio Engineer Salary in District of Columbia $29.38 $61,100 # 5
Audio Engineer Salary in Connecticut $28.54 $59,360 # 6
Audio Engineer Salary in New Mexico $26.78 $55,700 # 7
Audio Engineer Salary in Washington $26.32 $54,740 # 8
Audio Engineer Salary in Maryland $25.94 $53,960 # 9
Audio Engineer Salary in Tennessee $25.80 $53,660 # 10
Audio Engineer Salary in Louisiana $24.90 $51,780 # 11
Audio Engineer Salary in Massachusetts $24.85 $51,690 # 12
Audio Engineer Salary in Texas $24.59 $51,140 # 13
Audio Engineer Salary in Georgia $24.37 $50,690 # 14
Audio Engineer Salary in Minnesota $24.35 $50,650 # 15
Audio Engineer Salary in Oregon $23.48 $48,840 # 16
Audio Engineer Salary in Indiana $23.32 $48,510 # 17
Audio Engineer Salary in North Carolina $23.19 $48,220 # 18
Audio Engineer Salary in Wisconsin $23.16 $48,160 # 19
Audio Engineer Salary in Iowa $22.70 $47,220 # 20
Audio Engineer Salary in Pennsylvania $22.36 $46,510 # 21
Audio Engineer Salary in Illinois $22.29 $46,370 # 22
Audio Engineer Salary in Virginia $21.82 $45,380 # 23
Audio Engineer Salary in Michigan $21.81 $45,360 # 24
Audio Engineer Salary in Missouri $21.48 $44,680 # 25
Audio Engineer Salary in Vermont $20.95 $43,570 # 26
Audio Engineer Salary in Arizona $20.79 $43,240 # 27
Audio Engineer Salary in Kansas $20.40 $42,440 # 28
Audio Engineer Salary in Arkansas $20.12 $41,840 # 29
Audio Engineer Salary in Ohio $20.12 $41,840 # 30
Audio Engineer Salary in Kentucky $19.67 $40,910 # 31
Audio Engineer Salary in South Carolina $19.13 $39,800 # 32
Audio Engineer Salary in Florida $18.15 $37,740 # 33
Audio Engineer Salary in Alabama $17.88 $37,200 # 34
Audio Engineer Salary in Utah $11.28 $23,470 # 35
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics