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Acoustics consultant Average UK Salary & Prospects

Acoustics consultants help manage and control noise and vibrations in homes, workplaces and other environments.

  • Confer with producers, performers, and others to determine and achieve the desired sound for a production, such as a musical recording or a film.  
  • Prepare for recording sessions by performing such activities as selecting and setting up microphones.  
  • Record speech, music, and other sounds on recording media, using recording equipment.  
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Acoustics consultants typically work around 39 to 41 hours per week.

As a Acoustics consultant you will typically work evenings / weekends.

This occupation tends to be:

  • Realistic — Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely
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* from ONETonline
Average salary
29,310 GBP *
per year
18,000 GBP
50,000 GBP
5+ Experience
* data taken from the Office of National Statistics (
Average salary for Acoustics consultant
  • 29,310 GBP
Average salary for full-time Acoustics consultant

  • 29,310 GBP
  • 29,310 GBP
Pay over time for Acoustics consultant

Pay for this role has increased over time
  • 27,982 GBP
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  • 32,334 GBP
  • 32,763 GBP
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  • 29,310 GBP
  • 26,043 GBP

Future outlook for Acoustics consultants

Balanced outlook
5 000+ jobs available
Balanced outlook
-1% yearly wage growth (on average)
Balanced outlook
49% chance of automation in the future

Acoustics consultant - Your future job?

Which qualifications do I need?

Find out what you need to know in order to become a Acoustics consultant and the highest average level of education for people in this role.

In terms of people already doing this job:

  • 31% of people in this role have GCSEs or equivalent
  • 25% of people in this role have a post-secondary qualification such as a Higher National Diploma
  • 22% of people in this role have a Diploma of Higher Education or equivalent

You'll need:

  • to be thorough and pay attention to detail
  • knowledge of computer operating systems, hardware and software
  • the ability to work well with others
  • knowledge of engineering science and technology
  • the ability to accept criticism and work well under pressure
  • to be flexible and open to change
  • customer service skills
  • knowledge of media production and communication
  • to be able to use a computer and the main software packages confidently

Get the right qualification to begin your journey to becoming a Acoustics consultant

Sound Engineering

Things to highlight for your Acoustics consultant interview

Attention to Detail Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks. Dependability Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations. Cooperation Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude. Stress Tolerance Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations. Adaptability/Flexibility Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.

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