Sound Engineering Technician Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for sound engineering technicians in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of sound engineering technicians amongst Texas 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,720
25th Percentile Wage
$23,380
50th Percentile Wage
$39,570
75th Percentile Wage
$70,490
90th Percentile Wage
$93,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sound engineering technicians in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $93,020. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $39,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,720.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$8.52
25th Percentile Wage
$11.24
50th Percentile Wage
$19.02
75th Percentile Wage
$33.89
90th Percentile Wage
$44.72

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for sound engineering technicians in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $44.72. The median hourly salary is $19.02. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $8.52.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of sound engineering technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201639,5706.39%26.99%
201537,040-5.26%-
201438,9908.46%-
201335,69019.05%-
201228,890--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of sound engineering technicians in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of sound engineering technicians in state of Texas ranges from $36,470 to $45,430. The highest paying area for sound engineering technicians in Texas is Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington with a median annual salary of $45,430. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Dallas-Plano-Irving (mean annual salary $41,490). The lowest paying area is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown with a median annual salary of $36,470.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$45,430
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$41,490
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$39,500
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$37,330
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$36,470


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