Studying electrical engineering to become an audio engineer?
Hi everyone, I am currently an electrical engineering student. I've been learning circuits, op-amps, and became interested in specifically sound engineering, so maybe that can be one of my career options. Personally I also really love music, music theory, composition, and I think mixing sounds would be an exciting job for me. So I was wondering, would audio engineers require an electrical engineering background? Also, what is the salary like for audio engineers? Thanks.
Asked By: Hui - 11/10/2012
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Audio engineering does not require an electrical engineering background, but I could see how it could definitely be helpful. As an audio engineer, I can tell you that it can be a very competitive, do-it-yourself kind of industry. I expect income would depend on where you're working, and for who. I've had a couple of... More
Answered By: thatguy - 11/11/2012
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Audio is a field that many EE's get into. Focus on digital signal processing and/or amplifier design (analog circuits), and see if you can find a class from the physics department on acoustics... More
Answered By: It's not magic, it's physics! - 11/10/2012
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