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
$17,370
25th Percentile Wage
$21,060
50th Percentile Wage
$36,820
75th Percentile Wage
$58,390
90th Percentile Wage
$79,870

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 $79,870. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $36,820. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid sound engineering technicians is $17,370.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of sound engineering technicians in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201636,820-12.03%2.42%
201541,25012.17%-
201436,2309.05%-
201332,950-9.04%-
201235,930--

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

The average salaries of sound engineering technicians in eleven 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 educational services - privately owned industry with an annual salary $50,680. The lowest paying industry is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - state government owned industry (annual salary $23,330). For detailed sound engineering technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Services - Privately owned
$50,680
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$48,400
Educational Services
$36,820
Other Schools and Instruction
$35,140
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$35,140
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$34,250
Educational Services - Local government owned
$32,900
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$32,830
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$32,290
Educational Services - State government owned
$23,850
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$23,330

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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