Best Quiet Air Compressors

Best Quiet Air Compressors

Top-Rated and Best-Selling Quiet Air Compressors

By  | Air Compressor Product Expert
By  | Air Compressor Product Expert

Across the internet, you'll see loosely-defined terms like 'ultra-quiet compressors', 'noise-less', and even 'silent air compressors' without explanations of what they really mean. 

Because we care about your investment, we want you to know that silence is a qualifier and relative to noise in the environment. While there's plenty you can do to dampen the sound on a compressor, you'll still find some that are actually quiet without any extra bells and whistles.

To make it easier, we've created lists of the best-selling, top-rated and expert-recommended quiet air compressors for you below. 

Want to learn more? Read our Quiet Air Compressor Buyer's Guide before you choose. 



Top 10 Selling Quiet Air Compressors

Top 10 Rated Quiet Air Compressors

Recommended Quiet Air Compressors

Top Quiet Professional Air Compressors
California Air Tools SP Ultra Quiet & Oil-Free 2-HP 4-Gallon Aluminum Twin Tank Air Compressor
4.8 out of 54.8 out of 54.8 out of 54.8 out of 54.8 out of 5
California Air Tools is at it again! This lightweight ultra quiet compressor makes maneuverability a breeze on the job site. Compared to most small portable compressors, this California Air Tools compressor has increased duty cycles and run times whi...
Rolair 1-HP 2.5-Gallon Hot Dog Contractor Air Compressor
4.8 out of 54.8 out of 54.8 out of 54.8 out of 54.8 out of 5
The JC10PLUS is a workhorse from Rolair that has a sturdy roll-cage design that will protect it on the job and during transport. The two-cylinder pump is powered by a 1700 RPM low-amp draw motor for maximum efficiency. It's great for powering ins...
Eagle Silent Series 2-HP 20-Gallon Air Compressor
4.8 out of 54.8 out of 54.8 out of 54.8 out of 54.8 out of 5
If you are looking for the quietest, professional-grade compressor, then look no further than the EA-6500—the quietest pro-grade air compressor in its class. Most air compressor manufacturers will not publish their decibel ratings due to how loud the...
Top Quiet Commercial Air Compressors
Atlas Copco G11 15-HP 120-Gallon FF Rotary Screw Air Compressor w/ Dryer (208-230/460V 3-Phase)
If you are looking for a reliable, sturdy, and quiet commercial air compressor, then look no further than the Atlas Copco G11. This unit is ideal for small to medium businesses and operates at 68 decibels, so you do not have to move a noisy compresso...
BelAire 5-HP 80-Gallon Two-Stage Quiet Performance Air Compressor (208-230V 1-Phase)
Piston compressors aren't usually synonymous with "quiet," but the BelAire QP318VE sets a new precedent. This unit comes standard with a sound enclosure that reduces the decibel level to as low as 66 decibels—that is as quiet as a rotary screw compre...
EMAX Industrial Plus Silent  10-HP 80-Gallon Two-Stage Air Compressor (208/230V 1-Phase)
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Finding the perfect combination of power and reliability is hard to find in a piston compressor, but the Emax ESP10V080V1 has found a way to combine them both. This unit comes with patented silent air technology that reduces decibel levels by 25%. Th...