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.
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30 Audio Engineering jobs found on Monster.

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CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Applications Engineer Santa Ana, CA Full-Time $100,000 - $130,000 Apply Apply Applications Engineer Santa Ana, CA Full-Time $100,000 - $130,000 Apply Job Details If you are a Applications Engineer with experience, please read on! Top Reasons to Work with Us 1. Working in a collaborative Enviro...
Looking for a versatile, hands-on Audio DSP Engineering Manager Responsibilities: Directly manage the local audio engineering team and work closely with the remote audio engineering team in a leadership role.Responsible for or influence sound design, development, productization and release of HiFi related products.Work with cross function teams on project planning, responsible for driving product ...
RESPONSIBILITIES: - Involved design of products that use microphones and speakers for personal audio systems - Define key audio /acoustic specifications for consumer electronics products based on strategic intent, market segment, desired experience, top level performance requirements, cost goal, and ID/ mechanical design constraints. - Transducer design, selection, and tuning with close interac...
Audio Systems Engineer Job Description: Our client is a subsidiary of world leading technology & services company recognized in the MEMS industry. Under corporate's $70+ Billion sales & $5+ Billion dollar R&D umbrella, our client has become one of the leading silicon microphone companies with products found in everything from mobile handsets, to tablets & wireless headsets. Resulting in multiple...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Senior Audio Engineer Irvine, CA Full-Time $90,000 - $110,000 Apply Apply Senior Audio Engineer Irvine, CA Full-Time $90,000 - $110,000 Apply Job Details Leading consumer electronics company is one of the fastest growing companies in the country! They are revolutionizing the industry and are loo...
Genesis Global Recruiting New York, NY
Description Work with three top YouTube channels that create fascinating weekly videos highlighting our amazing world and focus on the latest in science, technology, and human inventions. We are looking for an intern to work part-time (on-going) to support everything needed to help us reach an even wider, more global audience. This role will mainly consist of captioning videos, approving fan-dri...
Apple Computer Baltimore, MD
Multi-microphone System Design Engineer Job Number: 34151582 Santa Clara Valley, California, United States Posted: Jun. 13, 2014 Weekly Hours: 40.00 Job Summary The role is for a world-class specialist in audio engineering sound pickup to focus on product-related audio and acoustic technologies using simulation, prototyping and subjective and objective evaluation techniques. The work will pr...
General Motors Corporation Warren, MI
System Engineer – Broadcast Audio-ENG0019608 Systems Engineer – Broadcast Audio Create detailed requirements for technical implementation of features/functions. Interact across organizations to ensure features/functions are integrated effectively into the vehicle. Work with suppliers to implement new features/functions. The following are expected outputs for the systems engineer role: - System...
Cirrus Logic, Inc. Austin, TX, 78719
Work with Project Managers to develop project schedules and resource allocation models for validation projects and other activities. Management and execution against project plans and delivery commitments; manage the day-to-day activities of the engineering team. Provide effective communication regarding issues, objectives, initiatives and performance to plan. Develop continuous improvement plans ...
Microsoft Corporation Redmond, WA, 98053
The Microsoft Xbox Team is responsible for a wide array of products including Xbox 360 and Xbox One game consoles, Kinect, high-performance game controllers, and gaming headsets. We are looking for a Senior Acoustic Engineer with expertise in design and manufacturing of high performance loudspeakers and acoustic systems for world-class consumer electronic products.   As a successful candidate...
Microsoft Corporation Redmond, WA, 98053
The Microsoft Xbox Team is responsible for a wide array of products including Xbox 360 and Xbox One game consoles, Kinect, high-performance game controllers, and gaming headsets. We are looking for a Senior Audio DSP Engineer with expertise in signal processing (DSP) and audio system design to enable world-class consumer electronic products.   As a successful candidate, you enjoy working wit...
Hewlett-Packard Company Palo Alto, CA, 94306
Description The Senior Mobile Acoustic Engineer is responsible for research, architect, design, and validate the holistic acoustic solutions across our mobile product portfolio. You will work closely with system architect, electrical, ID, DSP, and SW engineers, as well as ODM and suppliers to: Responsibilities Define key acoustic specifications for each program based on program’s strategic inte...
Step 7 Austin, TX
Validation Engineering Manager (RK) B Semiconductors Engineering - Other Engineering Full-time United States - Texas - Austin Jobs ID - 1013747 The Compensation Benefits - Full Relocation Assistance Available - Yes Bonus Eligible - Yes Interview Travel Reimbursed - Yes Detailed Job Description The Audio Division of our company is looking for a Validation Engineering Manager. This posit...
Validation Engineering Manager (RK) B Semiconductors Engineering - Other Engineering Full-time United States - Texas - Austin Jobs ID - 1013747 The Compensation Benefits - Full Relocation Assistance Available - Yes Bonus Eligible - Yes Interview Travel Reimbursed - Yes Detailed Job Description The Audio Division of our company is looking for a Validation Engineering Manager. This posit...
Job Summary: The Test Engineer works independently or with a team to design, develop, improve, fabricate and validate test platforms, software and processes, including creating test plans, testing software/hardware, writing test procedures, and creating/maintaining process documentation. The position also provides support and training for test related activities for design, production and sustain...
The Commonwealth Club of California San Francisco, CA
Description The Production Intern assists the Director of Production and Director of Post Production with the A/V need for live events and edits at The Commonwealth Club of California. This position works closely with the production crew to help run audio and video for events at The Club, as well as at off-site events in venues throughout the Bay Area. Duties will include set-up and teardown of...
National Public Radio Washington, DC, 20319
Overview: A thriving, mission-driven multimedia organization, NPR produces award-winning news, information, and music programming in partnership with hundreds of independent public radio stations across the nation. NPR listeners value information, creativity, curiosity, and social responsibility – our employees do too. We are innovators and leaders in diverse fields, from journalism and digital m...
Description A thriving, mission-driven multimedia organization, NPR produces award-winning news, information, and music programming in partnership with hundreds of independent public radio stations across the nation. NPR listeners value information, creativity, curiosity, and social responsibility – our employees do too. We are innovators and leaders in diverse fields, from journalism and digital...
Description A thriving, mission-driven multimedia organization, NPR produces award-winning news, information, and music programming in partnership with hundreds of independent public radio stations across the nation. NPR listeners value information, creativity, curiosity, and social responsibility – our employees do too. We are innovators and leaders in diverse fields, from journalism and digital...
">Requirements Applied Research Engineer (Acoustics/Signal Processing), Framingham, MA Bose is seeking and experienced Acoustics Applied Research Engineer to join our Automotive Systems Division. Bose is a leading innovator in premium automotive entertainment systems, and is successfully extending their market leadership in all areas of automotive audio systems. In this role, you will join the App...

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Engineering Career Tools

Audiovisual Technician

Salaries

$20,800.00 - $62,400.00
Typical Salary for Audiovisual Technician
(199 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Bachelor's
35.9%
Some College Coursework Completed
23.2%
Associates
19%
High School
8.5%
Vocational
5.6%
Certification
3.5%
Master's
2.8%
(142 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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