Audio/Visual Technician Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Audio/Visual Technician is $16.23 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Audio/Visual Technician Total Pay (?
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$29,337 - $60,820
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $41,048
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Audio/Visual Technician Total Pay (?
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$11.24 - $24.63
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,337 - $60,820  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,990  
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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$25,744 - $55,308  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 527
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.24 - $24.63  
   
Overtime
$16.06 - $36.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,990  
   
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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$25,744 - $55,308  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 527
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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.

Common Career Paths for Audio/Visual Technician

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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

Washington
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New York
up arrow 25%
Seattle
up arrow 17%
Las Vegas
up arrow 13%
San Francisco
up arrow 9%
Philadelphia
up arrow 6%
Los Angeles
up arrow 5%
Atlanta
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Houston
0%
National Average
$38,000
Boston
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Denver
up arrow 16%
Chicago
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Miami
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Orlando
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Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Audio/Visual Technician Salaries

National Average
$38,000

Skills That Affect Audio/Visual Technician Salaries

Audiovisual Tools
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Audiovisual Systems
up arrow 4%
Video Editing
up arrow 2%
Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 1%
Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 1%
National Average
$38,000
Customer Service
up arrow 1%
Audiovisual Hardware
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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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
31%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 28%
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