Highest Paying Industries for Sound Engineering Technicians

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Publishing Industries (except Internet)38.3579760
Software Publishers38.2579560
Motion Picture and Video Industries36.1575180
Spectator Sports34.772180
Amusement Parks and Arcades33.2469140
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services31.966350
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries31.7265970
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries31.0764620
Information30.0362460
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services29.962200
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers29.861980
Other Information Services29.0760480
All industries, private ownership only28.4259110
All industries28.2158670
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation27.5757340
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries27.2656710
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)27.1756510
Food Services and Drinking Places2756170
Accommodation and Food Services26.855750
Casino Hotels26.7755680
Accommodation26.2154530
Traveler Accommodation26.2154530
Cable and Other Subscription Programming25.9453960
Performing Arts Companies25.8753800
Television Broadcasting25.6753390
Employment Services25.5253080
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services25.4452920
Broadcasting (except Internet)25.4452910
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures25.452820
Radio and Television Broadcasting25.3352690
Radio Broadcasting24.8451670
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services24.2650460
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters24.2250370
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events23.8449590
Local government, including schools and hospitals22.9947820
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)22.9547740
Sound Recording Industries22.847430
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing22.6547120
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media22.6547120
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals22.2846340
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned22.1946160
Federal, State, and Local Government22.1446040
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service22.1446040
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing22.0845930
Rental and Leasing Services21.8945540
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services21.3544410
Administrative and Support Services21.3544410
Manufacturing20.8143290
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services20.0241630
Business Support Services19.8641300
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)19.7541070
Engineering Services19.6240810
Educational Services, Privately owned19.6140780
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations18.9239350
Miscellaneous Manufacturing18.5938670
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service18.5638600
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing18.4438350
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)18.3738210
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)18.2838030
Religious Organizations18.1337710
Other Schools and Instruction (including private, state, and local government schools)17.2535890
Other schools and instruction, Privately owned17.2535890
State government, including schools and hospitals16.0833450
Educational Services, State government owned15.933070
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned15.5732380

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