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Audio Engineer Resume

The field of engineering is very vast and offers different specializations. Right from mechanical to robotics, automobile to audio/sound engineering, there are many different options for a student willing to pursue engineering. One such field is audio engineering. Let us learn a little more about the same by reading an audio engineer resume sample given below, and the brief description preceding it, which will give some information about the said field.

What is audio engineering?
Audio Engineering deals with sound recording, dubbing, mixing, equipment used in the same, etc. It can be broadly classified into two - production and tech.

On the production end, the engineer is responsible for mixing sound tracks, dubbing of music, adding effects, enhancing the same, etc.
On the tech side, he/she is responsible for designing, maintaining, and producing sound recording, playing, or engineering equipment. However, majorly the former is considered to be a better description of the job, the latter can be clubbed with electronics engineering.

What are the responsibilities of an audio engineer?
Audio engineering is something that is needed in every field like media, television, films, music CD/VCD/DVD/ manufacturers, event organizers, etc. Thus, they have a huge scope. They usually work in teams or groups. They make transmission and translation of sound/audio possible. When we hear a song in movie, we hear many different music playing in the background, echoing, chorus, repetition, etc.; all this is mixed and enhanced by a Sound/Audio Engineer.

As per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, on an average, a Sound Engineer can earn around $43,010. The most experienced candidates sitting at higher positions can earn as much as $90,770, while a fresher can expect somewhere around $21,050.

To understand more about the said profile, let us read the sample resume provided herewith.

Audio Engineer Resume Sample

Donald .K. Mathew
1150 Market Street
Bristol, VA 22310
Ph: 888-903-1230

Career Objective:

With an experience of almost two years in the field of sound engineering, am looking for suitable opportunities with some big production houses, which will widen my scope of responsibilities, and bring with it new challenges and learning.

Career Summary:

Have been a part of this industry for almost two years, and am currently employed with ZX Music Company. Have worked on more than 80 projects in the span of two years, out of which I have handled 50 independently. This makes me thorough with the basic sound engineering techniques, and zeal to update myself, keeps me up to date with latest techniques evolving in sound engineering.

Summary of Skills:

  • Exceptionally good understanding of music
  • Good management skills
  • Good at experimenting and innovating
  • Good communication skills

Professional Experience:

Current Employer: ZX Music Company
Designation: Audio Engineer
(2009-till date)

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Meet the producers, singers, etc., and understand the requirements of the sound track, music, etc.
  • Responsible for devising, planning, and delivering the desired outputs
  • Responsible for maintaining various audio equipment
  • Responsible for setting, testing, making adjustments as required, etc., during live recordings, recording sessions, etc.
  • Responsible for mixing, editing, synchronizing, etc. of prerecorded music, songs, dialogs, etc.
  • Responsible for determining the sound quality and clarity
  • Responsible for troubleshooting, keeping a record of all the assignments, etc.

Jenus Sound Services
Designation: Intern

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in sound recording, mixing, editing, etc.
  • Assist in devising new mixing and sound effects
  • Assist in preparing for recording sessions, live recordings, etc.


  • High School Diploma
  • Diploma in Sound Engineering

Computer Skills:

  • Well acquainted with different operating systems, and software pertaining to sound engineering

Extra Curricular Activities:

  • Participated in cultural fest of school
  • Assisted in light and sound technicalities during cultural events


Comfortable working anywhere throughout USA


Available on request

Donald .K. Mathew

The sample audio engineer resume given above, gives a clear example as to how should an Audio Engineer's resume look like. The introduction about the field helps understand the job role, scope, and monetary value attached to it. Thus, anyone willing to apply for the said post can make use of this sample resume to draft his/her resume. To make one's resume more effective, one can send in a few CD's of recordings, which will help the employer to actually judge your capabilities. However, in this case, one will have to personally go and drop the resume and the CD's enclosed with it. Draft your resume accordingly, and get started towards getting your dream job.

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