Men make up the majority of Audiovisual Design Engineers in the United States, bringing in about $58K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$44,589 - $85,319
$45K
$58K
$85K
MEDIAN: $57,627
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50%
90%

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$14.90 - $29.36
$15
$21
$29
MEDIAN: $21.08
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$44,589 - $85,319  
   
Bonus
$385.41 - $9,967  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Commission
$10,000  
Total Pay (?
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$42,630 - $86,353  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 74
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.90 - $29.36  
   
Overtime
$30.20 - $44.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$385.41 - $9,967  
   
Commission
$10,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$42,630 - $86,353  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Job Description for Audiovisual Design Engineer

Audiovisual design engineers are responsible for the development, implementation, and installation of audiovisual systems. Some of these systems are on small scales such as music studios, while others are on large scales such as concert arenas, and each requires timely and precise installation by experienced audiovisual engineers. They are also responsible for all design aspects of the job, including layout and various audio/visual specifications.

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Audiovisual Design Engineer Tasks

  • Test and troubleshoot audiovisual systems to ensure they work before job completion.
  • Establish project schedules and deadlines to ensure they are realistic and attainable.
  • Provide recommendations to management regarding solutions to potential project risks and issues.
  • Manage audiovisual projects from planning stages to completion.
  • Install, configure, and deliver audiovisual projects as contracted.

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Pay by Experience Level for Audiovisual Design Engineer

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $46K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $61K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $66K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $79K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Key Stats for Audiovisual Design Engineer

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
037
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Audiovisual Design Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$59,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Skills That Affect Audiovisual Design Engineer Salaries


Audio Visual Equipment Use
up arrow 6%

National Average
$59,000

up arrow 3%

Audiovisual Systems
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Visio
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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