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Sound Effects Supervisor Salary

$83,088 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Sound Effects Supervisor is $83,088 a year and $40 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Sound Effects Supervisor is between $58,915 and $102,870. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Sound Effects Supervisor. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Coordinates activities of workers engaged in preparing and producing sound effects for radio, film, and video tape productions: assigns duties to sound-effects technician and other studio personnel engaged in producing sound effects for various productions.
  • Consults with production management personnel, director, radio or sound cutter, and screen writers, to determine special sound effects required for production presentation.
Sound Effects Supervisor Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Sound Engineering Technicians

Job family population: 13,370

Estimated population of Sound Effects Supervisor jobs: 1,289

Rate of error: 4.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Sound Effects Supervisor Job Listings for United States

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Jun 24
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Cornerstone Healthcare
Sound knowledge of nursing practice. * Knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance ... Freedom from use of and effects of use of drugs and alcohol in the workplace. Education and/or ...
Production Assistant
Jun 11
Dallas, TX, USA
Spoke Media
Find, pull and catalog music and sound effects * Fact-checking * Gather field tape and sound clips ... Supervising Producer Preferred * Experience with Reaper audio software * Exceptional writing ...
BCBA Program Director
Jun 21
Calabasas, CA, USA
FirstSteps for Kids, Inc.
... Plans Based on sound behavior analytic principles, including conducting Functional Behavior ... of treatment effects outside the structured therapy setting. Collaboration with Funding Sources ...
Lighting Artist
Apr 27
Cupertino, United States
Systems Integration Solutions, Inc.
Lighting Artists Lighting Artists work with the Lighting Supervisor and Leads to create the look of ... visual effects or high end commercial based work Thorough understanding of techniques and ...
CT Technologist Per Diem
Jun 10
Beverly Hills, CA, USA
The CT Technologist works under the general supervision of the Radiologist, Supervisor of Imaging ... Serves as a role model/consultant to staff demonstrating clinical competence and a sound knowledge ...
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