Career Outlook for Sound Engineering Technicians

Also known as:  Audio Recording Engineer, Disc Recordist, Dub Room Engineer, Film Sound Engineer, Play Back Operator, Public Address Technician, Recording Engineer, Sound Assistant, Sound Cutter, Sound Designer
The overall job outlook for Sound Engineering Technician careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 34.25 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 5.71 percent per year. Demand for Sound Engineering Technicians is expected to go up, with an expected 5,060 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 4.04 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Sound Engineering Technicians in the following states
California 3,820
New York 3,560
Florida 820
Illinois 700
Pennsylvania 600
Texas 590
Tennessee 480
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Sound Engineering Technicians
Alabama 40
Iowa 50
Kansas 50
Nebraska 50
Rhode Island 50
Montana 50
West Virginia 50