Sound Engineering in Pennsylvania

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Schools Offering Sound Engineering Programs in Pennsylvania


Around 0.0% of Pennsylvania's graduates graduate from sound engineering degree programs every year. That means an estimated 58 sound engineers graduate from Pennsylvania's 8 sound engineering schools each year.

Top Schools

York College Pennsylvania, which is located in York, is the top-ranked school in Pennsylvania that has a sound engineering program. It received a ranking of 36th in the country in 2010. 5 students graduated with a degree in sound engineering from York College Pennsylvania in 2010. Tuition at York College Pennsylvania was $15,140 per year.

Lebanon Valley College, which is located in Annville, is the second-ranked school in Pennsylvania that has a sound engineering program. It received a ranking of 67th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Lebanon Valley College graduated 19 students from its sound engineering program. Lebanon Valley College charged in-state students $31,620 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Pennsylvania that has a sound engineering program is The Art Institute of Philadelphia. The Art Institute of Philadelphia, which was ranked 76th in the country in 2010, is located in Philadelphia. The Art Institute of Philadelphia charged in-state students $17,920 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Pennsylvania's sound engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $10,319 per year, though tuition can range from $31,620 per year to $3,090 per year. In 2010, the following Pennsylvania sound engineering schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Lebanon Valley College - located in Annville, students are charged $31,620 per year
  2. The Art Institute of Philadelphia - located in Philadelphia, students are charged $17,920 per year
  3. York College Pennsylvania - located in York, students are charged $15,140 per year

The following Pennsylvania sound engineering schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Luzerne County Community College - located in Nanticoke, students are charged $3,090 per year
  2. Lehigh Carbon Community College - located in Schnecksville, students are charged $3,120 per year
  3. Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus - located in Blue Bell, students are charged $3,510 per year

A sound engineering degree from a Pennsylvania school... what next?

A large number of Pennsylvania sound engineering graduates become sound engineers. 600 sound engineers were working in Pennsylvania in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Pennsylvania sound engineers:

  1. Bucks County - 170 sound engineers
  2. Allegheny County - 130 sound engineers
  3. Lackawanna County - 60 sound engineers

Salary

On average, sound engineers earn $43,190 per year. In 2010, however, some Pennsylvania sound engineers earned as little as less than $16,140 per year or as much as more than $77,540 per year. The counties in Pennsylvania with the highest average salary for a sound engineer are:

  1. Allegheny County - $41,220 per year
  2. Lancaster County - $40,710 per year
  3. Bucks County - $40,390 per year

On average, sound engineers earns the least in the following Pennsylvania counties:

  1. Lackawanna County - $32,850 per year
  2. Bucks County - $40,390 per year
  3. Lancaster County - $40,710 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in sound engineering in Pennsylvania and to compare salaries with various related fields such as audio production or video production, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Sound Engineering in Pennsylvania
  • Bachelor's Degree in Sound Engineering in Pennsylvania
  • Certificate in Sound Engineering in Pennsylvania

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,535 miles from location Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg Harrisburg PA 13.2135 n/a 22,529
5,442 miles from location Community College of Philadelphia Philadelphia PA 10.286 n/a 19,048
5,450 miles from location Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus Blue Bell PA 10.9488 n/a 10,500
5,473 miles from location Lehigh Carbon Community College Schnecksville PA 12.2036 n/a 8,127
5,499 miles from location Luzerne County Community College Nanticoke PA 12.9331 n/a 7,130
5,524 miles from location York College Pennsylvania York PA 64.1973 18% 5,564
5,442 miles from location The Art Institute of Philadelphia Philadelphia PA 24.176 95% 3,616
5,517 miles from location Lebanon Valley College Annville PA 32.6395 28% 2,045
 

Curious what studying Sound Engineering gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Pennsylvania

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians + 1,700 $37,200 47.8%
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Sound Engineering Technicians + 600 $43,190 252.9%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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