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Audio / Video Equipment Technician Salary

The average pay for an Audio / Video Equipment Technician is $18.82 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$28,856 - $70,566
(Median)
$29K
$41K
$71K
MEDIAN: $40,967
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50%
90%

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$13.04 - $26.92
(Median)
$13
$19
$27
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$28,856 - $70,566  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,546  
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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$28,658 - $66,711  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 109
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.04 - $26.92  
   
Overtime
$19.02 - $45.38  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,546  
   
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).
)
$28,658 - $66,711  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 165

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Job Description for Audio / Video Equipment Technician

An audio/video equipment technician is responsible for installing, setting up, operating, testing, and troubleshooting audio and video equipment. While this position does not always require formal education, an associate’s degree in a related field is often preferred. This person should have an extensive knowledge of computers, electronics, circuit boards, practical application of technology, telecommunications, and customer service. An audio/video equipment technician may work in a variety of environments, including in homes, businesses, and vehicles.

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Audio / Video Equipment Technician Tasks

  • Maintain inventory to proper operating condition.
  • Troubleshoot A/V equipment or situational problems.
  • Design, install and service audio-visual equipment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Audio / Video Equipment Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Audio / Video Equipment Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 30%