Most skimmers will quiet down over time. I don't think there's any harm running it fewer hours, but obviously more skimming is better. You could go to a smaller/quieter skimmer, move the skimmer to a sump, or baffle the noise somehow.
54g all-glass bowfront corner planted FW
Red tiger lilly, Rotala Indica, Sagittaria Subulata, Micro Sword, Cardinal Plant
Fluorite Black sand and gravel