Sound Engineering Technician Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for sound engineering technicians in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of sound engineering technicians among Illinois metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Sound Engineering Technicians in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,080
25th Percentile Wage
$30,520
50th Percentile Wage
$48,690
75th Percentile Wage
$83,750
90th Percentile Wage
$114,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sound engineering technicians in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $114,420. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,080.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$48,690
16.92% 16.31%
2016
$40,450
-20.37% -
2015
$48,690
6.43% -
2014
$45,560
10.78% -
2013
$40,650
-0.25% -
2012
$40,750
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Sound Engineering Technicians in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of sound engineering technicians in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of sound engineering technicians in state of Illinois ranges from $50,130 to $54,510. The highest paying area for sound engineering technicians in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with a median annual salary of $54,510. The lowest paying area is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) with a median annual salary of $50,130.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$54,510
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$50,130




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