South Dakota is home to the famous Mount Rushmore, which depicts the faces of Theodore Roosevelt, George Washington, and Abraham Lincoln. This job took almost 14 years to perform and cost a whopping one million dollars.
It is also home to the geographic middle of the United States, the town is named Belle Fourche. In addition to well-known monuments it is house to Tom Brokaw of NBC, and the Sioux Nation Tribes; Dakota, Lakota and Nakota.
The cost of living in the state is approximately 10% lower than that of the national average. This means that goods are slightly cheaper than in states such as Ohio.
$34,000 is the average annual salary a year which is nearly $12,000 below the national average. An audio engineer in the state can earn approximately $57,000 per year.
This is dependent upon your skill set, experience, performance, and degree. The average cost of living is lower in this state; the lower salary is not quite as big of an issue and an audio engineer can still afford to invest or save money, depending on their standard of living.
Available Schools for South Dakota
- Music Production, Bachelors of Science
- Entertainment Business, Master of Science
- Music Business, Bachelor of Science
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Local Options Are Limited
South Dakota does not have many schools geared toward audio engineering. This can be detrimental to those who want to earn a degree and work in this state.
Those who already have a degree and do not plan on furthering their education should fare better. Those who are diligent about living in the state while earning a degree may want to look into online colleges for their degree.