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27-4014.00    Sound Engineering Technicians

    O*NET-SOC Title yes    1 match
    Alternate Occupation Titles yes    16 matches
    O*NET-SOC Description yes    1 match
    Tasks yes    6 matches
    Detailed Work Activities yes    2 matches


  • Sound Engineering Technicians

Alternate Occupation Titles

  • Music Engineer
  • Musical Engineer
  • Audio Engineer
  • Audio Operator
  • Audio Production Manager
  • Audio Recording Engineer
  • Broadcast Technician
  • Mechanic Sound Technician
  • Mechanical Sound Technician
  • Mixing Technician
  • Public Address Technician
  • Sound Technician
  • Sound Effects Technician
  • Sound Recording Technician
  • Special Effects Technician
  • Theater Technician

O*NET-SOC Description

  • 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.


  • Confer with producers, performers, and others to determine and achieve the desired sound for a production, such as a musical recording or a film.
  • Convert video and audio recordings into digital formats for editing or archiving.
  • Create musical instrument digital interface programs for music projects, commercials, or film postproduction.
  • Mix and edit voices, music, and taped sound effects for live performances and for prerecorded events, using sound mixing boards.
  • Record speech, music, and other sounds on recording media, using recording equipment.
  • Synchronize and equalize prerecorded dialogue, music, and sound effects with visual action of motion pictures or television productions, using control consoles.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Collaborate with others to determine technical details of productions.
  • Operate audio recording equipment.