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Audiovisual Technician Salary

Men make up the majority of Audiovisual Technicians in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $15.35 per hour. While some workers in this profession — close to one-fourth — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and the larger part have dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Audiovisual Technicians. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,903 - $54,798
(Median)
$30K
$42K
$55K
MEDIAN: $41,623
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$10.64 - $24.56
(Median)
$11
$15
$25
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,903 - $54,798  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,848  
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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$24,560 - $52,527  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 41
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.64 - $24.56  
   
Overtime
$15.08 - $37.41  
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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,848  
   
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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$24,560 - $52,527  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 94

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Job Description for Audiovisual Technician

  • Maintain equipment and monitor quality of recording during event.
  • Repair and troubleshoot equipment.
  • Record live presentations by operating microphones, cameras, projectors, and lighting and sound equipment.

Common Career Paths for Audiovisual Technician


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Advancing into an Audiovisual Manager role seems to be a popular career move for Audiovisual Technicians, and folks who currently work in the latter position report a notably larger median income of $50K per year. Career advancement for the typical Audiovisual Technician often leads to becoming an Audio/Visual Technician or an Audiovisual Specialist; median salaries in these positions are $2K higher and $4K higher, respectively.

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Experience Affects Audiovisual Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 25%
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