How much does a Sound Technician make?

Updated Jun 14, 2021

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$46,562 /yr
Average Base Pay

16 salaries

$26K

Low

$47K

Average

$84K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Sound Technician is $46,562 in United States. Filter by location to see Sound Technician salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 16 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Sound Technician employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Audio Engineer$53,219 /yr
L3
Senior Audio Engineer$84,351 /yr
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Royal Caribbean Group
4.4

Royal Caribbean Group

Sound Technician - Monthly Contractor

$2,545

 /mo
Range: $2K - $3K
6 salaries
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$2K

$3K

$2,258 - $2,672 Range

Royal Caribbean Group
4.4

Royal Caribbean Group

Sound Technician - Monthly

$2,482

 /mo
Range: $2K - $3K

$2K

$3K

$2,302 - $2,628 Range

SUNY Buffalo
4.3

SUNY Buffalo

Sound Technician - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $15

$12

$15

$12 - $15 Range

Villa Roma Resort and Hotel

Sound Technician - Hourly
About 

$15 -$17

 hourly

$15

$17

$15 - $17 Range

UCLA
4.4

UCLA

Sound Technician - Hourly
About 

$12 -$13

 hourly

$12

$13

$12 - $13 Range

Iowa State University
4.3

Iowa State University

Sound Technician - Hourly
About 

$11 -$12

 hourly

$11

$12

$11 - $12 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Sound Technician - Hourly Contractor
About 

$43 -$46

 hourly

$43

$46

$43 - $46 Range

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Warner Bros.
4

Warner Bros.

Sound Technician - Hourly
About 

$40 -$43

 hourly

$40

$43

$40 - $43 Range

UC Santa Cruz
4.1

UC Santa Cruz

Sound Technician - Hourly
About 

$12 -$13

 hourly

$12

$13

$12 - $13 Range

University of Nevada, Reno
4.1

University of Nevada, Reno

Sound Technician - Hourly
About 

$10 -$10

 hourly

$10

$10

$10 - $10 Range

Disneyland Resort
4.1

Disneyland Resort

Sound Technician - Hourly
About 

$30 -$33

 hourly

$30

$33

$30 - $33 Range

Hard Rock International
3.6

Hard Rock International

Sound Technician - Hourly
About 

$26 -$28

 hourly

$26

$28

$26 - $28 Range

Norwegian Cruise Line
3.6

Norwegian Cruise Line

Sound Technician - Monthly
About 

$3K -$3K

$3K

$3K

$2,545 - $2,769 Range

Loyola Marymount University
4.5

Loyola Marymount University

Sound Technician - Hourly
About 

$15 -$16

 hourly

$15

$16

$15 - $16 Range

U.S. Army Reserve
4.2

U.S. Army Reserve

Sound Technician - Hourly
About 

$22 -$24

 hourly

$22

$24

$22 - $24 Range

Feld Entertainment
3.7

Feld Entertainment

Sound Technician
About 

$31K -$33K

$31K

$33K

$30,547 - $32,790 Range

Entertainment Partners
3.1

Entertainment Partners

Sound Technician - Hourly
About 

$49 -$54

 hourly

$49

$54

$49 - $54 Range

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
4.4

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

Sound Technician - Hourly
About 

$35 -$39

 hourly

$35

$39

$35 - $39 Range

Colgate University
4.2

Colgate University

Sound Technician - Hourly
About 

$10 -$10

 hourly

$10

$10

$10 - $10 Range

Calvin University
4.3

Calvin University

Sound Technician - Hourly
About 

$8 -$9

 hourly

$8

$9

$8 - $9 Range

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent sound technician salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$63
hourly
An Audio Engineer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $63 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
 
Contract
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$3,264
monthly
An Audio Engineer in the Milwaukee, WI Area area reported making $3,264 per month
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Milwaukee, WI Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$38,000
per year
An Audio Engineer in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $38,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$25
hourly
An Audio Engineer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $25 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
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