Sound Engineering Technician Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Sound Engineering Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,600
25th Percentile Wage
$27,210
50th Percentile Wage
$43,640
75th Percentile Wage
$66,440
90th Percentile Wage
$85,120

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sound engineering technicians in the industry sector of educational 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 $85,120. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $43,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid sound engineering technicians is $18,600.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$43,640
15.63% 17.67%
2016
$36,820
-12.03% -
2015
$41,250
12.17% -
2014
$36,230
9.05% -
2013
$32,950
-9.04% -
2012
$35,930
- -

Compare Sound Engineering Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of sound engineering technicians in 13 industries in the educational 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 elementary and secondary schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $72,720. The lowest paying industry is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - state government owned industry (annual salary $26,610). For detailed sound engineering technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$72,720
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$69,400
Educational Services - Privately owned
$57,910
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$53,390
Educational Services
$43,640
Educational Services - Local government owned
$39,430
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$36,750
Other Schools and Instruction
$35,140
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$35,140
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$34,330
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$34,020
Educational Services - State government owned
$26,860
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$26,610

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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