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Sound Mixer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$60,699 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Sound Mixer is $60,699 a year and $29 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Sound Mixer is between $44,398 and $74,286. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Sound Mixer. 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

  • Operates console to regulate volume level and quality of sound during filming of motion picture, recording session, or television and radio productions.
  • Ascertains acoustics of recording studio and adjusts controls to specified levels.
  • Leads installation of microphones and amplifiers for use in sound pickup.
Sound Mixer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Sound Engineering Technicians

Job family population: 13,370

Estimated population of Sound Mixer jobs: 1,520

Rate of error: 4.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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 Mixer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Apr 11
Chicago, IL, USA
Wright Foundation
... sound mixing, and other audio/visual subject areas · The ability to create and maintain systems · High attention to detail and organization · Excellent verbal and written communication skills · ...
Clinical Nurse Manager for Vitamin Infusion Wellness Center
Jun 21
Chicago, IL, USA
We offer a medically sound wellness experience grounded in preventative health principles steeped ... Mastery of peripheral IV placement/phlebotomy, pharmaceutical mixing and administrating vitamin ...
Multimedia Specialist
Jun 17
Wheaton, IL, USA
Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
... sound * Attend District events and create video content for posting on social media and website ... mixers, and lighting equipment * Collaborate and assist in creating various resources and ...
Maintenance Technician
Jun 12
Chicago, IL, USA
Crescent Foods
... and mixing equipment. * Utilize a working knowledge in troubleshooting typical facility support ... Demonstrated independent work initiative, sound judgment, diplomacy, analytical ability and ...
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