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Sound Engineering Technician Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of sound engineering technicians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare sound engineering technician salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Sound Engineering Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,670
25th Percentile Wage
$30,320
50th Percentile Wage
$45,980
75th Percentile Wage
$83,380
90th Percentile Wage
$112,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sound engineering technicians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. 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 $112,820. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $45,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid sound engineering technicians is $26,670.

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 professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$45,980
-0.15% -12.51%
2016
$46,050
-15.14% -
2015
$53,020
12.50% -
2014
$46,390
9.46% -
2013
$42,000
-23.17% -
2012
$51,730
- -

Compare Sound Engineering Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of sound engineering technicians in nine industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services 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 systems design and related services industry with an annual salary $96,830. The lowest paying industry is the management, scientific, and technical consulting services industry (annual salary $28,960). For detailed sound engineering technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$96,830
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$62,240
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$55,990
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$45,980
Specialized Design Services
$43,840
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$40,150
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$36,860
Engineering Services
$36,330
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$28,960

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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