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Sound Designer Salaries in United States

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$66,022 / yr
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The national average salary for a Sound Designer is $66,022 in United States. Filter by location to see Sound Designer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 52 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Sound Designer employees.

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Sound Designer - Hourly Contractor

Microsoft

$27/hr

Range: $26 - $45

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$27/hr
$26$45

Sound Designer

Blizzard Entertainment

$70,504/yr

Range: $66K - $90K

3 salaries

$70,504/yr
$66K$90K

Sound Designer

Microsoft

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$63K - $148K

2 salaries

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$63K - $148K
$63K$148K

Sound Designer - Hourly

Warner Bros.

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$43 - $55hourly

2 salaries

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$43 - $55hourly
$43$55

Sound Designer

Riot Games

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$83K - $95K

2 salaries

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$83K - $95K
$83K$95K

Sound Designer - Contractor

Yoh

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$65K - $77K

2 salaries

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$65K - $77K
$65K$77K

Sound Designer

Red 5 Studios

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$63K - $94K

2 salaries

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$63K - $94K
$63K$94K

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Sound Designer

Schell Games

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$38K - $49K

2 salaries

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$38K - $49K
$38K$49K

Sound Designer

Q Management

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$46K - $67K

2 salaries

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$46K - $67K
$46K$67K

Sound Designer

Somatone Interactive

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$32K - $58K

2 salaries

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$32K - $58K
$32K$58K

Sound Designer - Hourly

dSonic

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$13 - $14hourly

2 salaries

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$13 - $14hourly
$13$14

Sound Designer - Hourly Contractor

Google

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$51 - $56hourly

1 employee salary or estimate

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$51 - $56hourly
$51$56

Sound Designer - Hourly

Kforce

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$24 - $26hourly

1 employee salary or estimate

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$24 - $26hourly
$24$26

Sound Designer - Hourly

Self

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$43 - $47hourly

1 employee salary or estimate

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$43 - $47hourly
$43$47

Sound Designer

Electronic Arts

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$48K - $51K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$48K - $51K
$48K$51K

Sound Designer - Contractor

Electronic Arts

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$41K - $44K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$41K - $44K
$41K$44K

Sound Designer

Virginia Tech

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$67K - $74K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$67K - $74K
$67K$74K

Sound Designer

WarnerMedia

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$67K - $73K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$67K - $73K
$67K$73K

Sound Designer

PSAV

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$116K - $125K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$116K - $125K
$116K$125K

Sound Designer - Hourly

PlayStation

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$30 - $33hourly

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$30 - $33hourly
$30$33
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$5,000
monthly
A Sound Designer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $5,000 per month
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$61
hourly
A Nuke Compositor in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $61 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Contract
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$16
hourly
A Board Operator in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$17
hourly
A Board Operator in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$10
hourly
A Sound Designer in the Houghton, MI Area area reported making $10 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Houghton, MI Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$7
hourly
A Music Producer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $7 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Contract
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$2,435
monthly
An Audio Technician in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $2,435 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$14
hourly
A Live Sound Engineer in the Allentown, PA Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Allentown, PA Area area
Part-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$106,000
per year
An Audio Mixer Sound Designer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $106,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
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