Audio/Visual Technician Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Audio/Visual Technician is $16.20 per hour. A skill in Electronic Troubleshooting is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Audio/Visual Technician Total Pay (?
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$29,234 - $61,534
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MEDIAN: $40,867
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Audio/Visual Technician Total Pay (?
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$11.39 - $24.39
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,234 - $61,534  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,992  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,785 - $55,010  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 511
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.39 - $24.39  
   
Overtime
$16.03 - $36.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,992  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,785 - $55,010  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 511
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Job Description for Audio/Visual Technician
The audio/visual (AV) technician helps provide needed equipment for events and may operate that equipment as well. The technician also helps maintain all gear and keeps specialized equipment organized. Companies and business that host events and conventions (and the technical providers that work with these venues) are the typical employers for AV technicians. Many larger hotels host events and presentations on a daily basis and have an AV technician on staff, and many school districts employ AV technicians as well.
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Audio/Visual Technician Tasks
  • Clean, maintain, and update equipment, including software and batteries.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve equipment and technical problems.
  • Transport, set up, and re-pack video, sound and electronic equipment in various locations.
  • Research potential equipment purchases.
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Pay by Experience Level for Audio/Visual Technician
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Seattle
up arrow 29%
New York
up arrow 26%
Washington
up arrow 26%
San Francisco
up arrow 9%
San Diego
up arrow 9%
Philadelphia
up arrow 6%
Los Angeles
up arrow 5%
Atlanta
up arrow 5%
Houston
up arrow 1%
National Average
$38,000
Boston
up arrow 8%
Orlando
up arrow 16%
Denver
up arrow 16%
Chicago
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Miami
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Experience Affects Audio/Visual Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%
National Average
$38,000

Skills That Affect Audio/Visual Technician Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 10%
Audiovisual Tools
up arrow 10%
Video Editing
up arrow 3%
Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 1%
Systems Troubleshooting
0%
National Average
$38,000
Customer Service
up arrow 1%
Audiovisual Hardware
up arrow 8%
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Gender
Female
6%
female alumni
 
Male
94%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 28%
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