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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AVI-SPL designs, installs and supports technological solutions that help organizations of all types collaborate and communicate effectively -- from video control centers to hospital paging systems to conference rooms equipped for real-time video communications. Headquartered in the U.S., we have a global reach through our alliance with partners around the world. With each project, our goal is maki...
AVI-SPL designs, installs and supports technological solutions that help organizations of all types collaborate and communicate effectively -- from video control centers to hospital paging systems to conference rooms equipped for real-time video communications. Headquartered in the U.S., we have a global reach through our alliance with partners around the world. With each project, our goal is maki...
Would you like to perform rewarding work while contributing to the success of an established, growing company? Pragmatics, Inc. is seeking a Technical Operations- Installation Technician Lead to support our Customer located in Ft Leavenworth and Ft Leonard Wood. Program overview: The Enterprise Classroom Programs establishes a modernized classroom that typically converts a resident analog classro...
SemiconductorTALENT.com is a North American leader in providing executive search services to the microelectronics and engineering sectors Chief Product Definer / Architect - Audio IC for Mobile (technical leadership position reports to Sr. Director) Required: - BS in EE or CS - 7+ years of experience supporting ASIC / SOC for Mobile applications - Experience in Audio chip architecture defini...
DTS, Inc. seeks a motivated self-starter interested in working with a creative and talented team of engineers to devise and develop software architecture, applications and PlugIns for professional audio content creation and authoring. The candidate shall support customer integration and technology demonstration and promotion. Essential Functions and Responsibilities • Devise and develop software...
Seeking an experienced A/V Technician that will be responsible for setting up, operating and tearing down audio visual equipment. This applicant should maintain expert knowledge in all facets of audio for live event production. Ideal candidates will also be responsible for assisting the floor team with set, strike and operation of additional A/V elements. They will respond to high-end client needs...
Compass Learning, Inc. Austin, TX, 78719
Audio Coordinator, Creative Department We’re looking for an Audio Coordinator to join our team in Content Development, coordinating all audio for the production of K–12 Digital Learning Objects (DLOs) for Compass Learning products, including instructional scripts, assessment items, and interactivity. The Audio Engineer works closely with the Creative Director and the Learning Architecture Team to...
We're looking for a Senior Audio Programmer with solid expertise in C or C++ to join an agile team responsible for the development of DTS' next-generation game-audio SDKs. We need an experienced game developer with a love of audio and a passion to make games sound great. This is a ground-floor opportunity to work on products that take the gaming experience to a whole new level for casual and avid ...
MBG Audio Test & Qualification Engineering Intern Intern will support Engineering Services AE/EE Test & Qualification teams with the testing and validation of products under design. The intern will be required to write Visual Basic and Matlab scripts that support the automation Engineering Validation Test (EVT) currently ran in the T&Q labs. Position responsibilities: Write Matlab & Visual Basi...
Technical support for a technology company is a big task. As the Manager, Audio Visual Design Engineering, your mission is to enable the people and technology that keep Google running. Your team provides the front line user support for all of our internal tools and technologies. Beyond the day-to-day, the team will contribute to longer-term technical projects, process improvement and the documenta...
Apple Computer Baltimore, MD
Acoustics Design Engineer, Audio Engineering Job Number: 36725091 Santa Clara Valley, California, United States Posted: Nov. 6, 2014 Weekly Hours: 40.00 Job Summary In this prominent engineering role, you will define and deliver the sound experience of the Apple Devices, spearheading complete audio integration for world-class consumer electronics. The ideal candidate will have a strong backg...
Harman International Stamford, CT
Req ID: 36663 For our location in Karlsbad we are looking for a Working Student (m/f) within the Strategic Business Unit Audio Europe – Mechanical Engineering Job duties: (noch in Klärung mit Mait) - Supporting the industrial design team in mechanical design tasks - Drawing and providing mechanical engineering solutions internally and for suppliers - Technical support for design office, engi...
As an Acoustics Design Engineer driving product innovations and delivery, you will have responsibilities spanning all aspects of project-based speaker and microphone development for industry-leading products. This will include: •Conceptualizing, understanding and owning audio system architecture •Selling the concepts to management •Specification and integration of audio transducers •Algorithm ...
Harman International Stamford, CT
Req ID: 16981 Role Description - Proof and manage external/internal requirements on HW systems - Work-out technical risk analysis and feasibility studies - Estimate engineering efforts for complex HW-systems - Project responsibility in the role as a HW-project leader - Synchronization with Project leaders in China Core-Development-Center - Concept analysis and development of automotive audi...
Panasonic Corporation of North America Farmington Hills, MI, 48336
About Us: Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America (PASA) is a global supplier to Automotive Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM’s) around the world. Our clients include Ford, GM, Chrysler, Daimler, Fiat, Tesla, Honda, Toyota, Nissan and many others. In serving our customers, we don’t just strive to put tomorrow’s technology on the road – we pride ourselves on recruiting the brightest an...
QUALCOMM Incorporated Seoul, California
Job Function The role requires interfacing with developers and training, publishing application notes, assisting customers with software integration, development, and system debugging, are some of the key daily activities in this role. Acting as the key liaison between QCT engineering and customers, customer engineers interact with marketing, test engineering and sales to ensure customer products...
QUALCOMM Incorporated Seoul, California
Qualcomm is hiring talented engineers in the area of audio and voice tuning (EEC/Filters/AGC/AIG/DRC/MBDRC/Fluence Multi-microphone solution) and HW audio codec/AMP. The role requires interfacing with developers and training, publishing application notes, assisting customers with software integration, development, and system debugging, are some of the key daily activities in this role. Acting as t...
">Requirements At Bose we pride ourselves in providing extraordinary sound quality for our customers. In our home entertainment products, sound quality is the primary focus. The Home Entertainment Division is seeking a manager with a DSP engineering background to lead development of digital signal processing algorithms in home entertainment products. In this position you will supervise a team of e...
For 40 years Crestron has been the world's leading manufacturer of advanced commercial control systems and home automation systems, innovating technology to simplify and enhance modern lifestyles and businesses. Position Description: As the Audio Solutions Product Manager here at Crestron, you will drive the development of unique audio products from concept to release in a dynamic, creative and ...
AVI-SPL designs, installs and supports technological solutions that help organizations of all types collaborate and communicate effectively -- from video control centers to hospital paging systems to conference rooms equipped for real-time video communications. Headquartered in the U.S., we have a global reach through our alliance with partners around the world. With each project, our goal is maki...

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Engineering Career Tools

Audiovisual Technician

Salaries

$20,800.00 - $62,400.00
Typical Salary for Audiovisual Technician
(200 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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