Whether you're a YouTuber, musician, or podcaster, having a crisp sound is paramount for you, and many creators prefer a Blue Yeti microphone.

This mic makes your audio sound professional and clean, so you need to find a pair of headphones to match!

We've compiled the 11 best headphones compatible with your Blue Yeti - no additional software is required for pairing!

Check out this guide to creators' equipment to discover what other sound gear you might need for your next project.

11 of the best headphones for your Blue Yeti microphone

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

1. Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones

The ATH-M50x is a good choice for casual listening and professionally recorded audio.

These headphones are equipped with three cables and proprietary connectors and offer excellent build quality and a very detailed, balanced sound with tight bass.

They're also comfortable to wear and come with cushion earcups and a detachable-cord design.

Key features:

  • Driver: 45mm
  • Frequency response: 15 - 28,000 Hz
  • Impedance: 38ohms
  • Tuned for Clarity & Deep, Accurate Bass
  • Three Detachable Single-Sided Cables
  • Weight: 283g
  • Type: closed-back dynamic


  • Rotating, swiveling ear cups
  • foldable design
  • Pretty good sound
  • Three removable cables included


  • Recessed mid-range
  • Sibilant highs
  • Closed soundstage

Price: $169

Logitech headphones

2. Logitech G433 7.1 Wired Gaming Headset with DTS Headphone

The Logitech's headphone set will work with any audio or gaming device with a 3.5mm port.

In addition, it comes with some additional accessories and can easily switch from a gaming headset to a pair of headphones for listening to music on the go.

Key features:

  • Driver: 40mm
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz-20KHz
  • Impedance: 32 Ohms
  • Lightweight Comfort
  • Console Compatible
  • Weight: 259g
  • Type: wired gaming headset


  • Stylish fabric design
  • Well-rounded audio
  • Highly versatile
  • Comfortable to wear


  • Average bass response and treble
  • Can feel uncomfortable after long listening sessions

Price: $51

Sennheiser HD 650

3. Sennheiser HD 650 Open Back Professional Headphone

The HD 650 headphones by Sennheiser have excellent build quality with the titanium-silver finish, thickly padded headband, and ear cushions.

While this pair might seem a bit big and heavy, it's still very comfortable. The sound is clear and detailed, with natural tonality through bass and midrange.

Key features:

  • Driver: 42mm
  • Frequency response: 12 – 39000 Hz
  • Impedance: 297 ohm
  • Foam-covered ear cushions
  • Removable cable
  • No active noise cancelation
  • Weight: 260g
  • Type: open-back, over-ear


  • Great audio reproduction.
  • Well-built design.
  • Comfortable and easy to use


  • A bit bulky
  • Some coloration in the treble

Price: $550

Sony MDR-7506

4. Sony MDR-7506 Headphones

These headphones by Sony are super comfortable, equipped with foldable earcups and closed-back gear with a good, crisp sound.

Moreover, they don't leak much, making them an excellent audio recording option.

Easily transportable and made with durability in mind, the MDR-7506 is a good choice (money-wise as well) for live recordings or editing in a studio.

Key features

  • Drivers: 40mm
  • Impedance: 63 ohm
  • Frequency Response: 10Hz - 20kHz
  • 3m coiled cord
  • No noise canceling
  • Weight: 227g
  • Type: closed-back, over-ear


  • Great pedigree
  • Lightweight and comfortable
  • Well-balanced, precise sound


  • Plastic build
  • Heavy coiled cord

Price: $99

Senal SMH-1000

5. Senal SMH-1000 Professional Field and Studio Monitor Headphones

The Senal SMH-1000 are closed-back, over-ear headphones designed for field production, studio use, and casual listening.

These headphones have a clean, accurate, and reasonably out-of-the-head sound, which makes them an excellent option among closed headphones, and their winning combination of features makes them a good performer on set.

Key features:

  • Driver: 40mm
  • Frequency Response: 10 Hz to 20 kHz
  • Impedance: 58 Ohm
  • EQ Curve for Pro Field and Studio Use
  • Soft Replaceable Ear Cushions
  • Noise cancelation
  • Weight: 227g
  • Type: closed-back, over-ear


  • Detailed and accurate response
  • Lightweight with a good build
  • Comfortable over long listening sessions


  • It lacks the more sophisticated features of higher-end models
  • The fit can be a little tight for some users

Price: $110


6. Rode NTH-100 Professional Closed-Back Over-Ear Headphones (Black)

This Rode pair of headphones offer quality, reliability, and comfort at a great price.

The NTH-100 are the first Rode's headphones and make quite an impressive debut.

This pair is an excellent choice for beginner engineers, producers, and creators looking for a quality option that comes at an affordable price.

Key features:

  • Driver: 40mm
  • Frequency Response: 5Hz – 35Khz
  • Impedance: 32 ohm
  • Foam Earcups
  • Detachable Cable
  • Color-Coded Cable Rings
  • Weight: 350g
  • Type: closed, over-ear


  • Rich, smooth sound with subjectively neutral midrange and treble balance
  • Easy to drive from any source
  • Highly competitive pricing


  • Don't fold up
  • The hard-wired configuration might get tricky

Price: $149

Sennheiser HD 280 Pro

7. Sennheiser HD 280 Pro Circumaural Closed-Back Monitor Headphones

These Sennheiser headphones make another great option in terms of the "price-quality" ratio.

Designed for professional studio use, these headphones offer an excellent audio reproduction that packs a lot of bass and noise isolation.

The build is mainly made of plastic, but they are very durable and comfortable.

The professional features and good sound quality for $99 are worth considering.

Key features:

  • Frequency response: 8 – 25,000 Hz
  • Impedance: 64 Ohm
  • Noise isolation
  • Soft earpads for a comfortable fit
  • Folding and rotating earcups for space-saving transport
  • Weight: 222g
  • Type: closed-back, over-ear


  • Accurate, clean audio performance across the entire frequency range
  • Comfortable, secure fit for long listening sessions
  • Passively reduces ambient noise


  • Non-detachable cable
  • Padding and fit can be too tight for larger head sizes

Price: $99

Shure SRH840

8. Shure SRH840 Closed-Back Over-Ear Professional Monitoring Headphones

The Shure SRH840 is a pair of excellently-built and nicely-looking headphones that offer comfort and good, detailed sound.

The headphones come with replaceable ear cups and a detachable cord; however, the 3m cable makes them not ideal for portable use.

This pair is excellent for its audio quality - they're flat enough tonally for monitoring. At the same time, the crisp sound will make your music listening experience super enjoyable.

Key features:

  • Driver: 40mm
  • Frequency response: 5Hz – 25kHz
  • Impedance: 44 Ohms
  • Detachable cable
  • Foldable
  • No active noise cancelation
  • Weight: 365g
  • Type: closed-back, over-ear


  • Excellent audio quality
  • High comfort level
  • Attractive price point
  • Collapsible design


  • Lacks defined bass
  • Single semi-proprietary 3m cable limits their versatility

Price: $199

Sennheiser momentum 2.0

9. Sennheiser Momentum 2.0 Wireless

Another Sennheiser on our list and another great pair of headphones.

These Momentum 2.0 are a superb example of over-ear pair made for mixed usage that offers a great build and sturdy design.

Durable, not leaking much, and comes with excellent - noise cancellation - these are a decent option for the office and commuting.

These fold into a more compact version, have dual microphones and provide excellent sound over Bluetooth and wired connections.

Key features:

  • Frequency response: 16 Hz – 22000 Hz
  • Impedance: 28 ohm (passive), 480 ohm (active)
  • Playback controls
  • Detachable cable
  • Noise-canceling
  • Weight: 260g
  • Type: closed-back, over-ear


  • Great design and build quality
  • Good battery life
  • Effective noise cancellation
  • Excellent sound


  • Have lesser features than their rivals

Price: $299

Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro

10. Beyerdynamic DT 990 PRO Over

The Beyerdynamic DT990 delivers an excellent audio reproduction for music listeners and studio work thanks to its frequency response and gentle amplification of bass notes.

In addition, their ear pads are the definition of comfort.

The open-back design, however, might not be everyone's cup of tea - these headphones won't be much suitable for outside endeavors but will work perfectly on set.

Key features:

  • Driver: 45mm
  • Frequency response: 5Hz - 35kHz
  • Impedance: 250Ω
  • Velour ear pads
  • Single-sided coiled cable
  • Weight: 381g
  • Type: open-back, over-ear


  • Solid build quality and replaceable components
  • Great stereo reproduction
  • Extremely comfortable


  • Only available with a 250Ω rating
  • Non-folding design
  • It needs an amp for the best results

Price: $155

Bose QuietComfort 35 II

11. Bose QuietComfort 35 II Wireless

The QuietComfort 45 is a net-generation headphone pair by Bose, an upgrade from the 2018 model.

The unique active noise canceling system does a great job of blocking the background noise. These headphones have one of the best noise canceling systems on the market and are considered one of the most comfortable headsets.

Great default frequency response, travel-friendly design, and solid mic system - there is so much to love about this pair.

Key features:

  • Frequency response: 2400 to 2483.5 MHz
  • Impedance: 55 ohm
  • Built-in Google Assistant and Amazon Alea
  • Built-in mic
  • Noise-canceling
  • Weight: 240g
  • Type: closed-back, dynamic


  • Outstanding noise canceling
  • Wired and wireless playback
  • In-app EQ


  • ANC can't be adjusted
  • Voice mic lets in background noise
  • No variable noise canceling levels

Price: $294

Rent sound equipment on Wedio

We hope this list was helpful for your choice of the best headphone set for your Blue Yeti!

If you're still undecided, don't worry: there is always an option to test the sound gear before buying.

Rent a pair of headphones with Wedio to try them out and make your decision based on first-hand experience!

Can I use wireless headphones with Blue Yeti?

Yes, you can use wireless headphones with Blue Yeti with a Bluetooth transmitter.

What headphones are compatible with Blue Yeti microphones?

- Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
- Logitech G433 7.1 Wired Gaming Headset
- Sennheiser HD 650
- Sony MDR-7506
- Senal SMH-1000
- Rode NTH-100
-Sennheiser HD 280 Pro
- Shure SRH840
Sennheiser Momentum 2.0 Wireless
Beyerdynamic DT 990 PRO Over
Bose QuietComfort 35 II Wireless.

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