National Salary Info » Highest Paying States for Sound Engineering Technicians

Highest Paying States for Sound Engineering Technicians

The highest paying states for sound engineering technicians (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of sound engineering technicians in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $77,620, Louisiana is the highest paying state for sound engineering technicians. It is followed by Washington (average annual salary $72,940). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of sound engineering technicians in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Sound Engineering Technicians

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Louisiana
$77,620
$36,340 240
2 Washington
$72,940
$36,260 250
3 New York
$71,330
$36,040 1,820
4 Nevada
$70,760
$42,910 240
5 New Jersey
$69,030
$26,210 450
6 Connecticut
$67,810
$34,430 160
7 California
$63,420
$26,730 4,740
8 Colorado
$62,290
$33,300 110
9 District of Columbia
$61,490
$31,210 80
10 Michigan
$58,870
$35,330 90
11 Georgia
$55,750
$26,950 410
12 North Carolina
$53,210
$28,350 200
13 Massachusetts
$52,970
$27,960 250
14 Minnesota
$50,000
$21,940 170
15 Maryland
$49,380
$28,280 160
16 Tennessee
$48,700
$28,040 410
17 Illinois
$48,690
$26,080 380
18 Wisconsin
$48,530
$26,430 50
19 New Mexico
$48,170
$21,810 40
20 Virginia
$46,370
$17,590 260
21 Florida
$45,830
$22,820 640
22 Vermont
$45,170
$27,190 30
23 Missouri
$44,770
$22,460 130
24 Iowa
$44,560
$24,830 50
25 Kansas
$42,190
$32,700 30
26 Texas
$41,940
$20,000 500
27 Ohio
$41,110
$24,080 190
28 South Carolina
$41,010
$33,670 100
29 Mississippi
$40,210
$23,660 60
30 Arizona
$39,780
$24,060 50
31 Pennsylvania
$39,710
$18,290 180
32 Oregon
$39,650
$30,390 90
33 Arkansas
$39,280
$28,330 30
34 Indiana
$38,650
$23,420 100
35 Oklahoma
$38,180
$23,830 100
36 Alabama
$36,920
$17,760 30
37 Kentucky
$36,270
$19,670 40
38 New Hampshire
$35,750
$27,010 30
39 Puerto Rico
$28,530
$17,070 50
40 Montana
$27,690
$18,020 60
41 Rhode Island
$24,380
$20,520 30
42 Utah
$19,780
$16,380 220

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of sound engineering technicians in those states is not available at this time.

See also: Highest paying industries for sound engineering technicians, Top Paying Jobs in America.