Careers in Audio
Updated: Mar 12, 2019
I was brainstorming all the different avenues of audio one could go into, so I decided to write them all down. I hope this list will inspire someone to take a deeper look into a path that interests them!
If you can think of anything I missed, please let me know! I will be going through the various careers in my future blogs to explain each one, but for now, here is the list!
Live Sound Engineer (front of house and monitor)
Music Composer and Producer
Sound Effects Editor
Mixing Engineer (Music, SFX, Dialogue)
Build and Design analog or digital gear
Analog: pre-amps, compressors, limiters, speakers, microphones etc.
Digital: digital audio work stations, plugins, digital processing systems, etc.
Events and Entertainment
Run audio for various events
Become an Acoustic designer to design recording studios, theaters, commercial spaces etc.
Produce and edit podcasts (I have produced and uploaded over 1000 podcast episodes since posting my first one in September 2014. If you have any questions on how to start a podcast, or how to produce or edit one, please don't hesitate to ask!)
Teach Audio Classes
Home Theater Technician
Car Audio Technician
Stay tuned for future blogs and information about each career! If I missed one, or if you would like to provide insight on any audio career, please do so! Leave a comment or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org