Audio Engineering Jobs
Audio Engineering Job Overview
Audio engineering jobs are dedicated to making sure that the world hears every message, every sound and every note of music loud and clear. An audio engineer must have strong attention to detail, be knowledgeable with a wide array of equipment and computer systems and enjoy working with sound. Audio engineers must also be able to communicate quickly and clearly with other people involved with a production or event to ensure that their efforts integrate seamlessly with the work of others.
Audio engineers find jobs as audio and visual technicians, working with performing artists, being performing artists in their own right, and assembling sound work for a range of media.
Audio Engineering Education
Audio engineers are expected to possess a suite of technical and computer skills along with some degree of artistic talent. Typical educational backgrounds for audio engineers range from a trade school diploma to a bachelor’s degree, with prospective employers placing an emphasis on significant practical experience. Most audio engineers will either intern for a significant time or work under another engineer in order to gain real world experience.
Anyone seeking to become an audio engineer should have a demonstration reel of previous work available for potential employers to consider. Demonstrable ability and a solid track record of dependable work are heavily considered by employers when looking at job candidates.
Audio Engineering Job Market
Audio engineers held 17,000 jobs in 2012 according to Career One Stop. Job growth of 1 percent is expected by 2022, which equates to a projected 17,100 employed engineers. Job openings for audio engineers per year are around 3,200.
Demand for audio engineering jobs is heavily concentrated in the states of California and New York, with almost one-third of the nation’s audio engineers working in these two states alone.
Audio Engineering Salaries
The nationwide median salary for an audio engineer in 2012 was $46,310, according to the BLS. The top 10 percent of audio engineers earned $97,700.
Job Description: 6-month project (may be longer) May need some traveling to Boston Desire: small mechanism design for audio/video device ?BSME required, MSME a plus! ?5-7 years of technical design and engineering analysis, doing product and system design, not components Needs mechanism design robotics / automation. ?Broad based M.E. Design experience in 1 or more of the following markets: Robotics...
Algorithm Engineer - Speech Recognition - Audio Job description Automatic Speech Recognition,Algorithms Engineer Santa Clara, CA Automatic Speech Recognition - ASR–Santa Clara, Ca FPGA HDTV, Digital Image Processing, Intouch Staffing Professionals, Inc 650-967-3400 ***** Automatic Speech Recognition - ASR – Our client would like to hire more than one engineer or scientist who...
Senior Audio Visual Designer Bachelors degree in technology related fields Credentials: CTS or equivalent Candidate should have a minimum of 5 years experience in designing, budgeting, programming and engineering audiovisual systems, including display, switching, processing, control systems, equipment racks, sound systems, audio and videoconferencing for control rooms, boardrooms, classrooms, and...
Requirements The Product Planning Manager (PPM) sets the audio and noise management technical product strategy for global General Motors vehicles/platforms. Responsibilities include: • Optimize the portfolio to reduce component complexity, improve system performance, and drive value for the end consumer. • Develop and maintain relationships with key technical decision makers at GM in Audio, NVH, a...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Audio Video Software Engineer San Jose, CA; Santa Clara, CA Full-Time $130,000 - $175,000 Posted 4/16/2014 Shaun Sedgwick is recruiting for this position. Email your resume to Shaun Apply Job Details If you are an Audio Software Engineer looking to join a stealth mode cutting edge consumer electronics research and...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Audio Software Engineer San Jose, CA; Santa Clara, CA Full-Time $110,000 - $175,000 Posted 4/16/2014 Shaun Sedgwick is recruiting for this position. Email your resume to Shaun Apply Job Details If you are an Audio Scientist or Software Engineer looking to join a stealth mode cutting edge consumer electronics skunk...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Audio SW Engineer San Jose, CA; Santa Clara, CA Full-Time $85,000 - $175,000 Posted 4/16/2014 Shaun Sedgwick is recruiting for this position. Email your resume to Shaun Apply Job Details If you are an Audio Software Engineer looking to join a stealth mode cutting edge consumer electronics research and development t...
We are looking for a Senior Audio Researcher to be involved with the design and improvement of algorithmic solutions for active (ambient) noise cancellation (ANC) applications such as headphone, ear bud and automotive. The person filling this role will take an active part in implementing the overall strategy for ANC features Key Responsibilities: · Supporting project management including the defin...
We are looking for a Senior Audio Researcher to be involved with research leading to the implementation of proprietary audio codec solutions. Investigations will define improvements and extensions to existing codecs along with requirements and roadmap for future solutions. Key Responsibilities: · Supporting project management including definition of project scope and schedule for assigned projects...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Sr Product Manager of Home Audio Irvine, CA Full-Time $140,000 - $150,000 Posted 4/16/2014 Jason Rodrigues is recruiting for this position. Email your resume to Jason Apply Job Details Fastest growing consumer electronics company that is revolutionizing and driving the industry, seeks a Sr Product Manager for their...
Sales - Audio-Video Systems I.COMM Corporation, began its operations in Detroit, Michigan in 1943. Today I.COMM provides services to the Detroit, Flint, Lansing, and Grand Rapids, Michigan markets. It has a long history of providing hi-tech excellence to clients in the Healthcare, Educational and Commercial communities. I.COMM provides professional design, engineering and installation of audio and...
Listen, Inc., the world leader in audio test and measurement systems, is searching for a brilliant audio DSP research engineer with significant psychoacoustic experience to be the key R&D / technical mind within its software team which develops and codes audio algorithms for SoundCheck, its flagship electroacoustic test software. This unique position faces both intellectual and business challenges...
Are you a talented Audio Visual Technician looking for the next step in your career? Check out PSS! A little about our company: Preferred Systems Solutions, Inc. (PSS) is a recognized leader in providing Information Technology, Engineering Services, Program Management and Consulting Services. For over 20 years, PSS has enabled Government and Commercial clients to achieve their organizational initi...
Hyundai Kia America Technical Center, Inc. (HATCI) is currently looking for Audio/Advance Technology Engineer for our Chino, CA location that will: Investigate quality issues on Hyundai or Kia vehicles responding to requests from registered projects resulting from Warranty claims or sudden increase in parts orders. Conduct audio audits with affiliated Hyundai and Kia companies. Conduct field or on...
WINDOWS AUDIO DRIVER DEVELOPER #1594573 NVIDIA Automotive seeks skilled and enthusiastic software designers to join software engineering team to provide innovative next-gen audio solutions to some of worlds best-known Car OEMs. NVIDIA Automotive software engineering is small dynamic team with startup feel while being integral part of well-established NVIDIA Desktop, MAC, Windows software engineeri...
We are looking only for candidates local to San Jose, CA or within a reasonable driving commute in the San Francisco bay area. Job Title: Sr. Audio Video Systems Support Engineer Location: San Jose, CA Terms: W-2 Contract Duration: 3 Months + Responsibilities · Possess Tier 3 audio/video systems engineering, operations support and production Tier 3audio/video production support · Responsibilities...
Listen, Inc., the world leader in audio test and measurement systems, is searching for a competent, enthusiastic and organized technical sales engineer to manage a range of exciting accounts in the consumer electronics industry. This position, based out of the Boston, MA office will be responsible for growing and supporting the customer base in their territory. SoundCheck, our flagship audio test...
About our company Random House, Inc. is the world's largest general trade book publisher. It is a division of Bertelsmann AG, one of the foremost media companies in the world. Your tasks Penguin Random House-Woodland Hills, CA, is looking for an Audio Engineer to join our very busy Audio Publishing office. Job responsibilities include, but aren�t limited to: *Setting up microphones *Troubleshootin...
Requirements Bose Corporation is a leading innovator in premium automotive audio systems. Bose is seeking to add engineering staff for this growing automotive business. The candidate will be responsible for engineering automotive audio systems. The work includes developing new core components and technologies and implementing these on prototype and production vehicles. The candidate will help deve...
JPS Communications, the industry leader in radio interoperability technology, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Raytheon Company. JPS Communications designs, manufactures and sells electronic hardware and software products that enhance the effectiveness of communications systems. Part of Raytheon's C4I Systems, we have an exciting opportunity for a senior software engineer. Our Sr. Software Engi...
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$20,800.00 - $62,400.00
Typical Salary for Audiovisual Technician
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Achieves communication objectives by producing media programs; assists in wiring, assembly, and testing of audiovisual equipment.
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006
Ensures operation of audiovisual equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; designs layouts of audio and visual equipment; performs upgrades.
Operates media equipment by following manufacturer's procedures.
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