Sound Engineering Technicians in Illinois
Considering a career as a Sound Engineering Technician in Illinois?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Sound Engineering Technicians in Illinois are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Sound Engineering Technicians in Illinois is growing faster than average.
Sound Engineering Technicians in Illinois earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Sound Engineering Technicians Work in Illinois?
220 people worked as Sound Engineering Technicians in 2018 in this state.
There were 380 Sound Engineering Technicians employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 160 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 190 Sound Engineering Technicians working in it, which means Illinois has more Sound Engineering Technicians than average.
Job Projections for Illinois
Jobs for Sound Engineering Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 5.6% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 6.5%.
Illinois Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 40 annual job openings, and a total of 380 jobs for Illinois Sound Engineering Technicians in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 1,700 annual jobs and 18,100 total jobs in 2026.
What do Sound Engineering Technicians Make in Illinois?
In 2018 wages for Sound Engineering Technicians ranged from $26,480 to $101,230 with $57,270 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.73 to $48.67. The median hourly rate was $27.54.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $23.41 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $4.13.
The median salary in Illinois is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Illinois Metros for Sound Engineering Technicians
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Sound Engineering Technicians.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Top States for Sound Engineering Technicians Employment
View the list below to see where most Sound Engineering Technicians work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Sound Engineering Technicians get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$70,240|
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|Occupation||IL Employment Total|
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- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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