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Sound Engineering Technicians in Illinois

Considering a career as a Sound Engineering Technician in Illinois?

5.6% Jobs Projection
$57,270 Median Salary
40 Job Openings

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.

Sound Engineering Technicians in IL Employment Trend

The typical state has 190 Sound Engineering Technicians working in it, which means Illinois has more Sound Engineering Technicians than average.

Sound Engineering Technicians in IL vs. the Average State

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%.

Job Projections for Sound Engineering Technicians: Nation vs. IL

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.

Sound Engineering Technicians Earnings: IL vs. National Average

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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 200 $61,310

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
California 4,410 $0
New York 1,770 $68,430
Florida 900 $48,890
Texas 650 $46,910
Georgia 530 $59,450
New Jersey 430 $47,510
Oregon 400 $39,170
Tennessee 360 $51,970
Maryland 280 $46,560
Virginia 270 $54,030
Utah 240 $21,070
Nevada 230 $56,020
North Carolina 230 $41,420
Louisiana 230 $80,010
Illinois 220 $57,270
Pennsylvania 190 $39,960
Massachusetts 190 $50,340
Ohio 180 $45,210
Minnesota 170 $43,030
Washington 160 $72,970

Below are the states where Sound Engineering Technicians get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Connecticut $87,980
Louisiana $80,010
Washington $72,970
District of Columbia $70,240
New York $68,430
Michigan $60,290
Georgia $59,450
Illinois $57,270
Nevada $56,020
Wisconsin $54,480

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