Sound Engineering Technicians:

Operate machines and equipment to record, synchronize, mix, or reproduce music, voices, or sound effects in sporting arenas, theater productions, recording studios, or movie and video productions.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $45,250.00
Average Time to Fill 41 days
Typical Education Post-secondary certificate or some college courses
Typical Experience Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2021-2031) 95
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2021-2031) 9.64 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Oral Communication
Technology and Tool Usage

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Set sound mixing board control levels
Adjust electrical or electronic equipment
Adjust telecommunications equipment
Set-up production equipment or machinery
Install electronic equipment, components, or systems

Controlling Machines and Processes

Operate controls for sound, lighting or video
Operate audio recording equipment
Play radio or television programming according to broadcast schedule
Operate recording or broadcast studio controls
Operate audio-visual equipment

Thinking Creatively

Convey moods or emotions through music
Implement special lighting or sound effects
Develop movie sound track

Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material

Test mechanical products or equipment
Ensure equipment is operating to prescribed standards
Perform installation, maintenance, or repair related safety inspection

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Electronics Industry Knowledge
Project Management
Audio Systems
Systems Engineering

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