Sound Engineering Technician Salary in Sector of Information

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

Average Annual Salary of Sound Engineering Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,960
25th Percentile Wage
$39,430
50th Percentile Wage
$62,410
75th Percentile Wage
$99,920
90th Percentile Wage
$132,620

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sound engineering technicians in the industry sector of information. 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 $132,620. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $62,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid sound engineering technicians is $26,960.

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 information from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$62,410
4.74% 19.87%
2016
$59,450
1.70% -
2015
$58,440
7.91% -
2014
$53,820
5.50% -
2013
$50,860
1.67% -
2012
$50,010
- -

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

The average salaries of sound engineering technicians in twelve industries in the information 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 software publishers industry with an annual salary $98,460. The lowest paying industry is the radio broadcasting industry (annual salary $34,770). For detailed sound engineering technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Software Publishers
$98,460
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$87,480
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$82,630
Other Information Services
$69,060
Other Information Services
$69,060
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$65,370
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$54,120
Sound Recording Industries
$52,360
Television Broadcasting
$47,430
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$46,050
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$43,380
Radio Broadcasting
$34,770

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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