Entry-Level Audio/Visual Technicians take home an average $15.61 per hour. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Although approximately one-third lack health benefits of any kind, the greater part do enjoy medical insurance, and just over a half get dental coverage, too. Most Entry-Level Audio/Visual Technicians report high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$25,620 - $57,059
$26K
$39K
$57K
MEDIAN: $38,955
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$11.99 - $23.04
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$25,620 - $57,059  
   
Bonus
$731 - $6,082  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$25,909 - $53,059  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 111
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.99 - $23.04  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.04  
Overtime
$17.80 - $33.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$731 - $6,082  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$25,909 - $53,059  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 402

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Psav reports the lowest median salary in the area (it's only $32K) but some workers make up to $48K, indicating a rather large gap in employee earnings.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,911

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Los Angeles is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level Audio/Visual Technicians, 34 percent higher than the national average. Entry-Level Audio/Visual Technicians can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+31 percent), New York (+27 percent), Boston (+17 percent), and San Francisco (+14 percent). In San Diego, salaries are 13 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Orlando (12 percent less) and Miami (8 percent less).

Key Stats for Audio/Visual Technician

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 70 votes.
079
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
16%
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Skills That Affect Audio/Visual Technician Salaries



Video Editing
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Production Management
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Audio Visual Equipment Use
0%

National Average
$36,000


Audiovisual Hardware
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Production Support
up arrow 3%

Information Technology (IT) Support
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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