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Sound Engineering Technicians


Operate equipment to record, mix, or synchronize sound.

Sound Engineering Technicians operate equipment and controls to create high-quality audio recordings. They may record, synchronize, or mix voices or music. They may work in sporting arenas, theater productions, or on movie or video productions.

Wages $26.62 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Poor
Education & Training High School or less is needed for entry.
Related Programs (Current training programs available)
On the Job Work Activities
Career Pathways Audio and Video Technology and Film
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