Sound Engineering For Dummies
Sound Engineering Technician (Pratik K.)
Minimum Education Reqs.
Sound engineering technicians typically need postsecondary education, but depending on the work they do, it could be a postsecondary non-degree award or an associate’s degree. They may also need a recording arts technology degree from a college, technical school and even college training can help to secure a spot in this job.
What is the national average annual wage for this job?
$41,200 per year
What is the average annual wage for this job in Texas?
$47,180 per year
What is the average hourly wage for this job in Texas?
$19.81 per hour
Work Hours? How long? Do I have to travel?
How Much Effort Is Required? How's The Environment?
Broadcast and sound engineering technicians typically work indoors in radio, television, movie and recording studios, or offices and school buildings.
What do I do while I'm there?
Sound engineering technicians use the electrical equipment for radio and television broadcasts, concerts, sound recordings, movies and in office and school buildings. They use audio mixers to tone to sound that they are given to perfection. They also work at live concerts, making the sound and toning perfect before it gets sent out through the speakers.
What's going to happen to this job? Economic Growth?
Employment of broadcast and sound engineering technicians is projected to grow 9% from 2014 to 2022, about as fast as the average for most jobs. Growth is expected to build up from businesses, schools, and radio and television stations seeking new equipment to improve their audio and video capabilities. This will cause more growth in these types of sound engineering than others.
(Sound Engineer's Hard Work)
Other Fun Facts....
1. No Rules! MIx the audio, how you like it!
2. Internationally Recognized! It's not only the stars and singers!\
3.Continually learning! You always learn here and there how to make stuff better...
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