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.

51 Audio Engineering jobs found on Monster.

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CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Gaming Developer Burlington, MA Full-Time $90,000 - $140,000 Apply Apply Gaming Developer Burlington, MA Full-Time $90,000 - $140,000 Apply Job Details We are one of the premier companies in online gaming looking for hackers to help us create authentic/very cool real-time games. Our games are al...
Broward College is a nationally ranked institution of higher education in Broward County, Florida, providing residents and non-residents with access to high-quality, affordable education. The College offers several degree options, including certificate programs, two-year university-transfer degrees, two-year career degrees, baccalaureate degrees in selected programs and continuing education course...
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...
Nokia Internet Communications Tampere, WA
Senior Engineer, Audio-000000163920 Description In our Lumia team we are looking to reinvent the way people engage with each other around the world. With our team you’ll have your finger on the pulse of cutting edge technologies. If you want to have a direct impact on the business, make a real difference to the world and have an opportunity to say ‘I built it!’ - this is your chance to create a ...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Great Games Start with Great People! Activision Blizzard, headquartered in Santa Monica, CA, is the premier worldwide publisher of interactive entertainment software. Activision Blizzard’s portfolio includes such best-selling video game franchises as Activision Publishing’s Call of Duty, Spider-Man, X-Men, James Bond, and Transformers, in addition to Blizzard Entertainment’s StarCraft, Dia...
Cox Enterprises Memphis, TN, 38103
Production Assistant This part-time position is responsible for assisting in all activities in the Studios and production areas of the station. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, cueing and prompting the on-air talent during all newscasts and studio productions. Oversee the staging, lighting and general appearance of the studios and all other duties as assigned. During live or reco...
Amazon Newark, NJ
Job Description (a wholly owned subsidiary of 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...
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...
Join the leader in entertainment innovation and help us design the future. At Dolby, science meets art, and high tech means more than computer code. As a member of the Dolby team, you’ll see and hear the results of your work everywhere, from movie theaters to smartphones. We continue to revolutionize how people create, deliver, and enjoy entertainment worldwide. To do that, we need the absolute be...
You're smart and curious and love a challenge. We set a fast pace. Strive for brutal honesty. And think great creative can make people uncomfortable. Join us and make innovative marketing programs that defy the rest “The Unconventionals” Content Marketing Internship PJA is looking for a talented Content Marketing Fall Intern to join our Cambridge based team, mid-June through mid-August. A majorit...
Hewlett-Packard Company Palo Alto, CA
Senior Mobile Acoustic Engineer - 1296076 Description 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 specifica...
Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Omaha, NE
Audio Visualization Technician-01171552 Description Key Role: Work as part of a dynamic team providing audio visual (AV) support to a military client command. Apply critical thinking expertise to quantitative and qualitative perspectives to prepare well-grounded defensible positions and recommendations to leadership. Support interrelationships between various domains and work with personnel and...

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