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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55 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...
Salem State College Salem, MA, 01970
General Statement of Duties: The music department at Salem State University is seeking a tenure-track faculty position beginning September 2015. This position in music production and technology will include teaching duties in (1) introductory classes in music technology and audio engineering, (2) advanced production and audio engineering classes, (3) classes in music production for multimedia and...
The Art Institutes San Bernardino, CA, 92408
ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR NEEDED: Audio Technology * Studio Recording * Science of Sound * Music Theory * Audio Electronics Audio Technology I: This course examines the principles of audio signals and the equipment used to record, process, and distribute audio content. Students will begin to develop an understanding of signal flow of audio systems using block diagrams. A survey of audio transmission, ma...
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 ...
Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, designs, manufactures and distributes building materials, providing innovative solutions to meet growing demand in emerging economies, for energy efficiency and for environmental protection. Saint-Gobain is a welcoming, solid, open-minded company that offers long-term career opportunities. The Northboro R&D Center focusing on...
Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, designs, manufactures and distributes building materials, providing innovative solutions to meet growing demand in emerging economies, for energy efficiency and for environmental protection. Saint-Gobain is a welcoming, solid, open-minded company that offers long-term career opportunities. The Northboro R&D Center focusing on...
Blackstone Technology Group Blackstone is a global provider of contingent and direct staffing solutions. Our seasoned staffing professionals have a successful history of servicing the toughest demands of our staffing clients. Our agile and customized-to-client approach ensures that we meet our client’s specific needs and that we adapt to and fully support our client’s way of doing business. We so...
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...
Mechanical Engineer H10 Capital is looking for an experienced Mechanical Engineer for a client in the Seattle area. The Mechanical Engineer will be involved with prototyping and will support testing for tooling. Experience should include: Recent experience with Pro-Engineer, Creo 1 or 2, Wildfire 5 Plastic Injection Molding Experience with Sheet Metal 5+ years of experience Bonus: Experien...
Fleishman-Hitlard Saint Louis, MO, 63150
Position Overview and Responsibilities: FleishmanHillard’s St. Louis office seeks a Video Editor to join our 90-person Creative team. We seek someone who offers fresh thinking and innovative approaches to video projects, and who is committed to and capable of delivering ideas and solutions that make each video project the best it can be. The ideal candidate will take ownership of a project from t...
Avid’s Creative Tools - Audio Engineering Group is looking to hire a technical software development engineer to work in our newly opened Berkeley, CA office. This position is with the group that builds Avid’s flagship audio editing products. Pro Tools is the world’s most widely used DAW, relied upon in a variety of creative settings such as music recording and audio post for TV and film. The posit...
Guthrie Theater Minneapolis, MN, 55415
Position Purpose: The Master Sound Technician is responsible for setting up and maintaining all audio systems for Guthrie productions and events. This position is covered by collective bargaining agreement with IATSE Local 13. Job Duties: • Build and maintain audio systems for Guthrie and rental productions. • Establish timeline of system implementation. • Coordinate Installation with other s...
Amazon Newark, NJ
Job Description Audible.com (a wholly owned subsidiary of Amazon.com) is looking for a dynamic and motivated audio mastering engineer to join Audio Production Operations group. If you have strong problem-solving skills and a creative edge, we want to talk with you. Joining our team provides a unique challenge and opportunity to support the growth of Audible’s audiobook production in an energetic...
Empire State College Saratoga Springs, NY, 12866
SUNY Empire State College, Office for Integrated Technologies, seeks a Senior Educational Technologist (State Title: Instructional Support Technician) at our Saratoga Springs, NY location. The role of the Senior Educational Technologist is to support Academic Affairs (AA) by providing client support, building new relationships, and maintaining existing client relationships. He/she will build, sup...
">Requirements Are you ready for an exciting new technical challenge? Our Automotive Systems Division in Michigan has an immediate opening for a creative Audio Systems Engineer who specializes in Acoustics and DSP. Help us customize the future of automotive sounds by joining our team! Bose Corporation is involved in the worldwide research, design, manufacture, and sale of audio/visual products and...
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. Innovators and leaders in diverse fields, from journalism and digital media to...
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...
American Public Media Los Angeles, CA, 90009
Are you someone who not only reads every word of Tape Op magazine, but saves every issue? Are you the type of person that will install a beta version of firmware on a piece of equipment in order to get a new feature you have been waiting for? Do you like doing something different every day? Are you happiest at work when you are challenged with new projects that push you out of your comfort zone? ...
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 Digital Signal Processing Engineer with expertise in signal processing (DSP) and audio system design to enable world-class consumer electronic products.   As a successful candidate,...

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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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