Sound Engineering Technician Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

The salary statistics of sound engineering technicians in the industry sector of manufacturing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare sound engineering technician salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Sound Engineering Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,920
25th Percentile Wage
$38,640
50th Percentile Wage
$48,640
75th Percentile Wage
$63,890
90th Percentile Wage
$89,510

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sound engineering technicians in the industry sector of manufacturing. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) sound engineering technicians is $89,510. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $48,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid sound engineering technicians is $27,920.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of sound engineering technicians in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$48,640
0.88% 19.45%
2016
$48,210
5.62% -
2015
$45,500
11.14% -
2014
$40,430
11.28% -
2013
$35,870
-9.23% -
2012
$39,180
- -

Compare Sound Engineering Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of sound engineering technicians in three industries in the manufacturing sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for sound engineering technician occupations is the computer and electronic product manufacturing industry with an annual salary $46,990. The lowest paying industry is the miscellaneous manufacturing industry (annual salary $44,520). For detailed sound engineering technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$46,990
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
$45,310
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$44,520

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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