Audio Visual Specialist Salary

Very much a male-dominated career in the United States, Audio Visual Specialists earn an average of $52K per year. Residence and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Job satisfaction for Audio Visual Specialists is high. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$35,047 - $72,413
$35K
$52K
$72K
MEDIAN: $51,804
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$14.68 - $31.79
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MEDIAN: $20.66
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$35,047 - $72,413  
   
Bonus
$4,500  
Total Pay (?
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$32,048 - $70,552  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 72
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$14.68 - $31.79  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.13  
Overtime
$21.58 - $55.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$4,500  
   
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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$32,048 - $70,552  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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Job Description for Audio Visual Specialist

Audio/visual specialists are responsible for providing audio/visual and IT services for companies, maintaining and repairing audio/visual equipment, recommending solutions to problems, and documenting procedures and maintenance. They must also test and resolve any technical issues that arise during an event or job and are expected to maintain the quality of all audio/visual equipment, perform minor and moderate repairs, and troubleshoot any technical issues that arise.

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Audio Visual Specialist Tasks

  • Set up, test, operate and calibrate audio and visual equipment for live meetings and recordings.
  • Train and work with staff to ensure appropriate usage of audio visual equipment.
  • Design and oversee audio visual events, both regular and special.
  • Create, test, and edit presentations and other multi-format materials.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve audio and visual problems.

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Pay by Experience Level for Audio Visual Specialist

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


Audio Visual Specialists with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $45K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $51K on average. Audio Visual Specialists bring in $58K after working for 10 to 20 years. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $59K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,071

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Audio Visual Specialists in New York enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 29 percent above the national average. Audio Visual Specialists will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+13 percent) and Houston (+11 percent). Falling short of the national average by 19 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Chicago.

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Key Stats for Audio Visual Specialist

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Audio Visual Specialist Salaries

▲18%

▲15%

▲1%

National Average
$50,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Audio Visual Specialist Salaries

Audio Visual Equipment Use
▼0%

Audiovisual Systems
▼0%

National Average
$50,000

Audiovisual Hardware
▼1%

Project Management
▼1%

Audiovisual Tools
▼4%


Electronic Troubleshooting
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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