Sound Engineer salary in the United States

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How much do Sound Engineers make?
The average total salary for a Sound Engineer is $38,500 per year. This is based on data from 361 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Sound Engineer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Sound Engineer salary can vary between $16,500 to $121,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Sound Engineer demographics in United States

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62% are single
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38% are married
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22% have kids
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43% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Sound Engineers in United States

361 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a sound engineer in the United States is $38,500 per year. Sound engineer salaries in the United States can vary between $16,500 to $121,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 361 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as sound engineer.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for sound engineers in the United States: Los Angeles Metro Area, CA ($59,500 a year), Atlanta Metro Area, GA ($45,000 a year), and New York Metro Area, NY ($44,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.