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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 $73,740, Washington is the highest paying state for sound engineering technicians. It is followed by New York (average annual salary $71,550). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [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 Washington
$73,740
$41,270 330
2 New York
$71,550
$33,850 2,090
3 Nevada
$70,760
$42,910 240
4 New Jersey
$69,030
$26,210 530
5 Missouri
$65,810
$21,330 140
6 California
$59,560
$28,040 4,980
7 Massachusetts
$57,880
$33,250 300
8 Minnesota
$55,730
$24,090 140
9 Maryland
$54,380
$26,590 290
10 Connecticut
$53,560
$29,900 280
11 District of Columbia
$53,340
$30,520 100
12 Michigan
$52,980
$27,430 130
13 Colorado
$52,160
$20,810 210
14 North Carolina
$52,100
$31,800 210
15 Iowa
$50,700
$26,110 60
16 Louisiana
$50,430
$24,720 270
17 New Mexico
$47,780
$22,360 50
18 Wisconsin
$47,270
$25,790 190
19 Ohio
$46,980
$24,250 310
20 Arkansas
$45,130
$31,110 40
21 Tennessee
$45,080
$19,680 540
22 Oregon
$42,270
$31,120 90
23 Kansas
$42,190
$32,700 30
24 Pennsylvania
$40,940
$17,740 210
25 Illinois
$40,450
$24,270 320
26 Mississippi
$40,210
$23,660 60
27 Arizona
$39,830
$18,930 90
28 South Carolina
$39,790
$32,540 110
29 Texas
$39,570
$17,720 510
30 Virginia
$39,230
$17,570 280
31 Alabama
$36,920
$17,760 30
32 Georgia
$36,850
$17,880 550
33 Indiana
$35,780
$22,980 80
34 New Hampshire
$35,750
$27,010 30
35 Florida
$35,370
$21,150 570
36 Kentucky
$35,150
$19,650 40
37 Oklahoma
$35,050
$22,980 50
38 Montana
$27,690
$18,020 60
39 Puerto Rico
$22,830
$16,380 40
40 Utah
$18,450
$16,200 220

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.

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