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Sound Controller Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$56,268 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Sound Controller is $56,268 a year and $27 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Sound Controller is between $41,157 and $68,863. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Monitors and controls output of voices, music, and previously taped sound effects during stage performances, using sound-mixing board.
  • Assesses script of dialog, music, and sound effects as applied to particular scene to determine sound requirements.
Sound Controller Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Sound Engineering Technicians

Job family population: 13,370

Estimated population of Sound Controller jobs: 1,574

Rate of error: 4.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Sound Controller Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Apr 9
Chicago, IL, USA
Miller Cooper & Co., Ltd.
Our client, Northpond Partners , based in Chicago, is seeking a Controller , a newly created ... Sound judgment, problem solving and analytical skills * Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word and ...
Plant Operations Controller
May 1
Lake Forest, IL, USA
Pactiv Foodservice/Food Packaging
... Operations Controller. This role serves as the financial lead for one large and complex ... sound judgment. Drive to achieve business objectives. * Capital Management - Supports capital ...
Integration Specialist
May 8
Bannockburn, USA
Guitar Center
... sound. We strive to create lifelong musicians and make a difference in the world by enabling ... controlling integrated homes and/or home networks. * Ability to navigate around PC and Mac ...
Director - AML/Regulatory Compliance
Jun 11
Chicago, United States
RSM International
At the Firm we help clients protect their reputations by effectively controlling their regulatory ... A sound environment in regulatory compliance can be achieved by our clients by using our deep bench ...
Apr 10
Arlington Heights, IL, USA
Creative Financial Staffing (CFS)
... sound decisions. The A/P Manager will work closely with the accounting staff, team members, and vendors in various capacities, and assist the Assistant Controller. The ideal candidate will have large ...
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